The center is located in downtown Lugano, in the area of Cornaredo, in Via Trevano 131, 6900 Lugano.

Car

If you are arriving either from the South or the North, take the A2 highway and exit at Lugano Nord and follow directions for Lugano via the brandnew Tunnel Vedeggio-Cassarate.

Rail

Take the train to Lugano main station (FFS station). Catch Bus N° 4 (direction Canobbio) or Bus N° 6 (direction Cornaredo) from Piazzale della Stazione. Your final stop is "Stadio".

The train and bus timetable is available here (indicate "Lugano Stadio" as destination).

Bus

If you are in downtown Lugano, you have a few options.

  • Take Bus N° 3 (direction Cornaredo) and Bus N° 7 (direction Pregassona), your final stop for both is "Stadio", or Bus S (direction P+R Resega) at the central bus station in Corso Pestalozzi, your final stop is "Gerra".
  • From the Lugano Main station take City Bus N° 4 in direction of Canobbio and leave at bus stop Stadio (approx. 15 min.)

The timetables are available online here.

Airplane

Lugano airport is situated just 15 minutes away from the town centre. Flights to Lugano are available from Zurich or Geneva airport with Swiss International Airlines.
The easiest way to reach Lugano from the airport is by shuttle bus which guarantees regular transport between the airport and the city center of Lugano in connection with departures and arrivals between 08:00 and 18:30 (10:00 - 18:30 on Sunday).

Malpensa Airport (Milan, Italy) is 1 hour drive from Lugano. An express shuttle bus is available that directly connects Lugano main station to Malpensa Airport with just one stop at the border. Make sure you book the shuttle in advance. Go to the Malpensa Shuttle website to view the timetable and make a reservation online.

Zurich Airport is a 3 hour train ride from Lugano that will take you through central Switzerland and through winding tunnels to cross the Alps. Well worth the trip for rail enthusiasts. Timetable available at here.

  • Hotel Accommodation

    This is a selection of hotels for your stay in Lugano when visiting CSCS:

    • Continental Park Hotel *** next to the Main station. Single room about CHF 150.00    
    • Novotel Lugano Paradiso **** is close to Lake Lugano and at a walking distance from the city center. Single room about CHF 175.00 - 195.00
    • Hotel City Lugano **** is a design & lifestyle hotel very near to CSCS. Single room about CHF 150.00
    • Hotel Dante **** is situated downtown Lugano nearby the funicolare which takes to the Main Station. Single room about CHF 250.00
    • Hotel De La Paix **** is close to Lake Lugano and at a walking distance from the city center. Single room about CHF 165.00 - 235.00
    • Hotel Federale *** is next to the Main Station. Single room about CHF 150.00 – 180.00
    • Hotel Gabbani *** is situated downtown Lugano nearby the funicolare which takes to the Main Station. Single room about CHF 190.00 - 220.00 

    For additional offers and information you may contact the Lugano Tourist office.