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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Lugano (LUG)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Lugano (Frankfurt Airport – Lugano Airport) is 278 miles / 448 kilometers / 242 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lugano (LUG) is 361 miles / 581 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Lugano Airport (LUG).

How far is Lugano from Frankfurt?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Lugano. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

B Lugano Airport
City: Lugano
Country: Switzerland Flag of 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 Frankfurt and Lugano.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

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Lugano

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Lugano (LUG).

Distance:
278
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
278

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