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Distance between Lugano (LUG) and Zurich (ZRH)

Flight distance from Lugano to Zurich (Lugano Airport – Zurich Airport) is 102 miles / 165 kilometers / 89 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) is 137 miles / 221 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 43 minutes.

Lugano – Zurich

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102
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165
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89
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How far is Zurich from Lugano?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 102.327 miles
  • 164.679 kilometers
  • 88.920 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
  • 102.345 miles
  • 164.708 kilometers
  • 88.935 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport is 41 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lugano and Zurich.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lugano to Zurich generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, 40 kilograms is equal to 88 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lugano to Zurich

Shortest flight path between Lugano Airport (LUG) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

Airport information

Origin Lugano Airport
City: Lugano
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: LUG
ICAO Code: LSZA
Coordinates: 46°0′15″N, 8°54′38″E
Destination Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Airlines flying from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH)

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