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Lugano to Lake Como - Ticket Problems

  • 1 March 2024
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Hi guys, 

We are planning to go from Lucerne to Como (11th July). Last week we checked the itinerary for this date and it said that there was multiple trains from Lucerne-Lugano-Como - no reservation needed. But today we checked again and it said there are no trains available for our dates. 

One alternative option we found is to get the 8:18 train from Lucerne to Lugano, get there at 10:48 and then wait until 13:00 and get a direct Flixbus to Como for 14 EUR - arriving at 13:45. 

Is there a reason for this (not updated, closed lines, etc.)? Is there a better way to get to Como quicker from Lucerne? 

Thanks so much!

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Best answer by thibcabe 1 March 2024, 00:52

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You're too early. Check back in a few weeks for the definite timetables : there will be plenty of trains.

The best way is :

- any train to Lugano

- hourly RE towards Milan

Go with the flow and stop whenever you want, you have that flexibility.

Don't board the EC for the last bit : you basically pay the reservation for 2 km in Italy.

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