How to reach the Lugano campus of the Università della Svizzera italiana, by train, by car, or by plane:

Useful travel information for those arriving by plane:

The closest international airport is Lugano

Lugano airport information:


Shuttle bus

Lugano Airport offers an efficient shuttle bus service operated by Shuttle Bus Sagl.

The Shuttle bus guarantees regular transport between the airport and the city centre of Lugano in connection with departures and arrivals between 08:00 and 18:30 (10:00 - 18:30 on Sunday). The service is always available on arrival meanwhile for departure it is necessary to book in advance.



The Taxis Authorized by the airport management provide regular transport services 7 days a week, from 7:30 am to 21:30 pm.


Zurich airport

Zurich airport information:


Swiss Federal Railways

With around 350 rail connections departures a day (Zurich Airport is considered to be one of the best-connected locations in Switzerland. Lugano can be reached by train in 02:30 hours, travelling in a gorgeous landscape trough the Swiss mountains.


Malpensa airport

Malpensa airport information:

From the Malpensa airport you can reach Lugano with the Malpensa Express Bus Shuttle in about 1 hour.

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