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Lugano Airport Transfer Services

Set price for your taxi from Lugano Airport


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

A reliable Lugano Airport transfer service

After a lengthy and tiring flight, there’s nothing more comforting than having your Lugano Airport transfer pre-arranged. If you’re in search of a quick, direct, and reliable transportation option, a private Lugano Airport transfer is the ideal choice for you.

Upon your arrival at Lugano Airport, your dedicated Welcome driver will be awaiting your arrival, ensuring a smooth start to your journey. Holding a personalised sign bearing your name, they will be easy to spot in the Arrivals Hall and they’ll be punctual, even if your flight is delayed, thanks to Welcome’s real-time flight-tracking system. Your friendly driver will offer assistance with your luggage and escort you to your chosen vehicle.

Once comfortably settled in your pre-booked taxi from Lugano Airport, your driver will share valuable tips and local recommendations to enhance your stay. Our drivers are knowledgeable about Lugano’s top attractions and hidden gems, making them excellent guides for your trip. All that’s left for you to do is unwind and enjoy a swift and comfortable airport transfer to your Lugano hotel, apartment or other point of interest.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

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Welcome's fleet for your taxi from Lugano Airport

When it comes to reliable Lugano Airport transfer services, Welcome Pickups is a well-trusted choice, accommodating both small and large groups of travellers. We understand the importance of keeping your group together when arriving in a new city, so we offer stylish sedans and spacious minivans tailored to your needs. If you’re travelling with a smaller group of up to 4 people, our sedans are the perfect choice. Alternatively, if you have a larger group (up to 8 passengers), our minivans provide the utmost comfort for your journey.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions for your taxi from Lugano Airport

Lugano Airport (LUG) serves as a vital gateway to the enchanting landscapes and cultural treasures of Lugano. When traffic conditions permit, a taxi journey from the airport to the city typically takes around 12 minutes, covering an approximate distance of 5.7 km.

To access the city centre from the airport, your driver will take you along a route that includes Via Fausto Coppi, Via Lugano, Via Piodella, Via al Laghetto, Via Ponte Tresa, Via Sorengo, and Via Clemente Maraini/Route 2. As you approach the city centre, following Salita Carlo Bossoli and Via Paolo Regazzoni, you’ll be led closer to the heart of Lugano, where you can immerse yourself in the city’s rich culture and explore its many attractions.

The benefits of booking a Lugano Airport transfer with Welcome

At Welcome Pickups, we set ourselves apart from the competition by delivering fully tailored, in-destination travel experiences. Renowned for our exceptional service, we offer round-the-clock customer support and operate 24/7 to ensure that your travel needs are met.

Upon your arrival at Lugano Airport, our professional driver will be at your service, ready to accommodate all your travel requirements. This includes your transfer to the city centre with expert recommendations on the best activities to enjoy during your stay, and an array of additional and optional travel services like sightseeing tours.

With Welcome Pickups, you can make the most of your time in Lugano and create lasting memories. By choosing the convenience of a private Lugano Airport shuttle, you’ll avoid the hassle of navigating public transportation with cumbersome luggage, ensuring a comfortable and private journey to your destination.

Cost of a taxi from Lugano Airport

The cost of a taxi from Lugano Airport can vary depending on factors such as distance travelled, waiting time and traffic. Typically, the starting fare for a taxi ride in Lugano is around €5.30 (CHF 5), with an additional charge of approximately €4.20 (CHF 4) per km and a waiting fee of about €157 (CHF 150) per hour. Travellers can expect to pay around €36.70 (CHF 35) for a taxi from the airport to Lugano City, but this is subject to change.

For a predictable and fixed-rate fare that you can trust, we suggest reserving your Lugano Airport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups. This guarantees a seamless experience with an upfront, all-inclusive price, eliminating any unexpected charges or hidden fees.

Frequently asked questions

Do taxis at Lugano Airport operate with fixed fares?

While some taxi companies in Lugano may offer fixed fares for specific locations, most taxis typically use a taximeter to calculate fares, based on the time and distance travelled.

There are also private Lugano Airport shuttle services available that operate on fixed fares. It’s best to check with your chosen provider regarding their pricing method and availability for your specific destination.

Do I have to pre-book my Lugano Airport transfer?

No, you typically do not need to pre-book your Lugano Airport transfer. Taxis are readily available at the airport, train station, and various locations throughout the city 24/7.

However, if you prefer the convenience of a pre-arranged transfer or want to ensure a fixed-rate fare and minimise wait times to zero, you can choose to book in advance with a reputable provider like Welcome Pickups. This can provide a hassle-free experience with a known cost, paid upfront, and no surprises.

What happens to my booking if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is delayed, your pre-booked Lugano Airport transfer with Welcome Pickups still stands! Your allocated driver will be monitoring your flight’s status, so they will be able to adjust the pickup time accordingly if there are any delays, to ensure that they’re there to meet you when you arrive. So you can rest assured your ride is secure – even if there are unexpected changes to your scheduled arrival.

Welcome Pickups has a Net Safety Score of 99 of 100

We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.

  • 20 minute gap between transfers

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

  • Contactless ride

  • Sanitiser in every car

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