# How far is Zurich from Lugano?

The distance between Lugano (Lugano Airport) and Zurich (Zurich Airport) is 102 miles / 165 kilometers / 89 nautical miles.

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

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## Distance from Lugano to Zurich

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lugano to Zurich. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

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

The estimated flight time from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport is 41 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lugano Airport (LUG) and Zurich Airport (ZRH)

On average, flying from Lugano to Zurich generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 40 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lugano Airport (LUG) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

## Airport information

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