# How far is Lugano from Frankfurt?

The distance between Frankfurt (Frankfurt Airport) and Lugano (Lugano Airport) is 278 miles / 448 kilometers / 242 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lugano (LUG) is 361 miles / 581 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 10 minutes.

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## Distance from Frankfurt to Lugano

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Frankfurt to Lugano. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 278.410 miles
• 448.058 kilometers
• 241.932 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 278.418 miles
• 448.071 kilometers
• 241.939 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Frankfurt to Lugano?

The estimated flight time from Frankfurt Airport to Lugano Airport is 1 hour and 1 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lugano Airport (LUG)

On average, flying from Frankfurt to Lugano generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 66 kilograms equals 145 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Frankfurt to Lugano

See the map of the shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lugano Airport (LUG).

## Airport information

Origin Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E
Destination Lugano Airport
City: Lugano
Country: Switzerland
IATA Code: LUG
ICAO Code: LSZA
Coordinates: 46°0′15″N, 8°54′38″E