At present, no direct flights are being operated for Lugano from the United Kingdom. Connecting flights are operated on a daily basis from major UK airports. SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and British Airways are the most preferred airlines for indirect Lugano flights.
Swiss International Air Lines has the cheapest return-ticket for Lugano. SWISS is renowned for offering quality flight experience at competitive prices. On average, the airfare for Lugano is 169 GBP. SWISS operates connecting flights to Lugano from London, Manchester and Birmingham.
Lugano Airport is the major domestic airport in the region. The 5th busiest airport in the country is situated at a distance of 7 kilometres from centre city Lugano. This airport has only one terminal.
A little before the Christmas season (mid-October to mid-November) and right after the New Year (January to February), prices drop significantly. An average temperature of 4 °C is accompanied by heavy snowfall and harsh winds. Apart from a handful of winter sports fans, this is generally low-season in Lugano. This is the time to avail cheap flights to Lugano and the ideal time if the purpose of your visit is not necessarily tourism.
Summers in Lugano are very tourist-friendly. The months of June, July, August and September are perfect for quality tourism in fine weather. The average temperature is 20 °C during this time of the year. Also, popular festivals occur during these months. The Jazz Festival is typically planned for July. Come September and the ever-popular Festa d’Autunno is celebrated with great enthusiasm by locals and foreigners alike.