The airport of Lugano, which is situated South of the Alps between Zürich and Milan, has two main functions. The first is that of ensuring fast connections between the Insubric region and the main Swiss and European centres; the second is that of making the region easily accessible both to the numerous tourists and businessmen.
More information about the tourist offices.
Tax Free Service – Refund
Europcar, Rent a Car Service
An efficient 24 hrs. on 24 hrs. TAXI service guarantees a fast and efficient connection to the Lugano City Centre in about 20 minutes.
Taxi Lugano-Airport. Phone +41 91 605 25 10
Many hotels offer their guests free transportation to and from the airport; ask your hotel for information and inform them of your arrival.
From Lugano-Airport there is a convenient shuttle bus to reach the city centre.
Useful information if you are planning to arrive at Milan-Malpensa. Lugano si only 1 hour away.
This international airport is situated in the area between Busto Arsizio, Gallarate and the Ticino River. It is at about 48 Km from the centre of Milan and at about 60 Km from that of Lugano (Switzerland). The fact that Malpensa is situated in one of the most industrialized area of Europe makes it the ideal crossroads for intense market flows. Today, the opening of the new airport ensures an elevated number of national, European and intercontinental flights. Malpensa is a new hub, a great pole of attraction and sorting centre both for air, road and railroad traffic, which is targeted towards the new century.
Taxi docks are located at the arrivals, ground floor, output port 6 of Terminal 1 and door 4 of Terminal 2.
Malpensa Airport is also served daily by a Shuttle Bus to Chiasso, Mendrisio and Lugano. Detailed information on timetable and ticket prices may be found on the web site of the promoting company: