Lugano is a small, regional airport located just over two miles from the Swiss city of the same name. near the border with Italy. Travelers who are exploring this area of Europe can also utilize this smaller airstrip if they’d like to skip the crowds in Milan, just 50 miles away. Due to its small size, the airport is equipped with only one runway, only a few carriers service LUG:
- Silver Air
- Swiss International Air Lines
- Darwin Airline (Adria Airways Switzerland)
Popular Routes to Lugano Airport
Even though Lugano is small, you can fly non-stop from several other Swiss cities as well as major hubs in Italy, too. You can get on a flight to Lugano airport from major travel destinations like Zurich and Geneva in Switzerland and Rome and Olbia in Italy.
See What’s Beyond Lugano Airport
Approximately 200,000 passengers travel to or from LUG each year, often referred to as Lugano-Agno due to its close proximity to both municipalities. Landing in this picturesque mountain area can be breathtaking, and exploring the region is a great way to see a cross-section of Swiss and Italian cultures. In fact, the city of Lugano has a majority of Italian-speaking residents, so don’t be alarmed when you are greeted the same way you may have been when visiting towns and cities across the border.
Transportation from Lugano Airport
If you’re looking to stick to public transportation on your visit to the Lugano-Agno area, there is a shuttle bus from the airport that will take you right to the Lugano railway station. If you feel like stretching your legs after your flight, the Agno station is just a quick walk from airport property. Several companies offer automobile rentals and you can check the rates by clicking on the Skyscanner car rental search tab.
Cheap Flights to Lugano Airport
Hopping around Europe picking and choosing your destinations can be a lot of fun so when you want to know who flies where, check out the Skyscanner Airline page for a full list of carriers.
If seeing Switzerland and Italy is your goal, there are excellent rates to be had in between these two nations. You can get a flights from Rome for only $75 when you choose the right dates to fly.
Need to find a Hotel in the Lugano area?
The Ticino district of Switzerland has a lot to see, with high peaks and mountain lakes throughout the area as well as beautiful cities and charming villages. When you want to find a place to stay Check out hotels in Lugano on the Hotels tab of any page.
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