Lugano airport (LUG)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


  Passenger Guide


Lugano Airport, opened on August 12, 1938, is an air terminal in Switzerland, located close to the Italian border. It operates with domestic flights and some international destinations in Europe.

Official Website:
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Silver Air (Tel +41 916 001 754), Swiss International Air Lines (Tel +41 848 700 700).
Annual passenger traffic: 191,000 passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +41 916 101 111. Flight information: Tel +41 916 101 282. E-mail: [email protected] Information point in the central hall.


The airport is located in the village of Agno, 3 km (2 miles) to the west of Lugano.

 See Map

What services does Lugano airport (LUG) facilities include

The airport has an ATM and free Wi-Fi access. Aeroclub Lugano, opposite the terminal, and World Trade Center Lugano, 5 minutes away, provide meeting and conference rooms. 30 meters away from the main entrance, and open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm, is the E-Aviation VIP Lounge; it offers TV, workstations, refreshments, air conditioning, drinks, newspapers and magazines, telephones, conference facilities, fax, Wi-Fi (access with Priority Pass or Diners Club membership or through online booking).

Food and Drinks- There is a coffee shop and a bar in the Departures lounge.
Shopping- Duty-free stores in the Arrivals and Departures areas, and newsagents.
Baggage- Left luggage service in the check-in area, from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm (Tel +41 916 101 282). Lost and found office in the Arrivals area, available from 8:00 am to 9:30 pm (Tel +41 916 101 220; e-mail: [email protected]).
Other Services-


Accommodation near Lugano airport (LUG)

Most nearby accommodations are found in the city centre.

Garni Molinazzo (0.8 km/0.5 miles)
Binette & Andrea bnb (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Namasté (1.6 km/1 mile)
Casa Gabrielle (1.6 km/1 mile)
Hotel Villa Marita (1.9 km/1.2 miles)


  Booking accommodation

Public and private transportation

Bus - Shuttle Bus Sagl (Tel +41 792 214 243) operates a regular service between the airport, the train station and the city centre, in connection with flight departures and arrivals, from 8:00 am to 6:30 pm (10:00 am to 6:30 pm on Sundays). Different stop requests can be made in advance.

Train - Ferrovie Luganesi (Tel +41 919 232 392) links the airport with Lugano central station. The nearest stop is found in Agno, 10 minutes away from the terminal. Trains leave every 15-30 min. between 6:25 am and 8:10 pm. Other destinations include Magliaso, Caslano, Ponte Tresa, Serocca, Bioggio, Molinazzo, Cappella Agnuzzo, Laghetto and Sorengo.

Taxi - Cabs available outside the main building from 7:30 am to 9:30 pm. The trip to the city centre takes 10-15 minutes. Reservations at Tel +41 916 052 510.

More information


Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks from the following companies:

Avis/Budget (Tel +41 919 134 151 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +41 916 051 211 - Mondays through Fridays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +41 919 124 060 - weekdays from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm, Sundays from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm)
Jet Car Rent (Tel +41 916 002 626)
Sixt (Tel +41 848 884 444 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm, Sundays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm)


Car rental search

Parking services at Lugano airport (LUG)

Car parks are located 100 meters from the terminal entrance. Fees

P1 - Facility for long-term parking, fully automated and monitored by CCTV. There are also charging stations for electric vehicles.
P2 - For stays of up to 90 minutes.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

If you should require special assistance or wheelchairs, inform your airline about your particular needs at the time of your booking or at least 48 hours before your flight. Unaccompanied minors up until 12 years old will be assisted by the airport staff until boarding the plane, when the airline crew will take over.

  Rent a car at Lugano (LUG)   Accommodation in Lugano  VIP LOUNGE PASS

Latest updates: May 27, 2019