# Distance between Cologne (CGN) and Lugano (LUG)

Flight distance from Cologne to Lugano (Cologne Bonn Airport – Lugano Airport) is 346 miles / 556 kilometers / 300 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to Lugano (LUG) is 460 miles / 740 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 17 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cologne to Lugano.

Shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Lugano Airport (LUG).

## How far is Lugano from Cologne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cologne and Lugano. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 345.582 miles
• 556.160 kilometers
• 300.302 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 345.514 miles
• 556.051 kilometers
• 300.244 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

B Lugano Airport
City: Lugano
Country: Switzerland
IATA Code: LUG
ICAO Code: LSZA
Coordinates: 46°0′15″N, 8°54′38″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cologne and Lugano.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 76 kg (167 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cologne (CGN) → Lugano (LUG).

Distance:
346
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
346

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