Passenger guide - Lugano airport (LUG) 

 

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: luganoairport.ch
Number of Terminals - 1 -
Airlines: Silver Air, Swiss International Air Lines.
Annual passenger traffic: More than 170,000 passengers went through it in 2016.
Tel: +41 916 101 111. Flight information: Tel +41 916 101 282. Information point in the central hall.

 
 

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

 
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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.

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There are car rental desks from the following companies:

Avis (Tel +41 916 055 459 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturdays from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm, Sundays from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +41 919 134 151 - Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 am to 10:30 am and from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +41 916 051 211 - Monday to Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Sundays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +41 916 055 893 - weekdays from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
Sixt (Tel +41 916 001 200 / 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)

 

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 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).
Other Services-

 

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.

 

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.

 

Most nearby accommodations are found in the city centre. Garni Molinazzo (Tel +41 916 051 877), Albergo-Ristorante La Piodella (Tel +41 919 946 306), Hotel Colorado (Tel +41 919 941 631), Ibis Budget Lugano Paradiso (Tel +41 919 861 929), Hotel Villa Marita (Tel +41 919 660 561), Guesthouse Namasté (Tel +41 789 768 370), Osteria Pozzi (Tel +41 916 083 838), Hotel Al Bosco (Tel +41 919 946 776), Park Hotel Principe (Tel +41 919 858 643), Villa Principe Leopoldo (Tel +41 919 858 855).

 
 
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Latest updates: April, 17, 2018
 
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