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Old 09.08.2011, 12:40
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getting to lugano from geneva

Need to pop to Lugano for a couple of days, not been for a little while but it seems that since Darwin have taken over Baboo they have decided that their cheapest flight to Lugano is now CHf 700 if you are lucky.

So apart from the 4 hour drive and the 6 train journey, does anyone know of better options?
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Old 09.08.2011, 12:44
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Need to pop to Lugano for a couple of days, not been for a little while but it seems that since Darwin have taken over Baboo they have decided that their cheapest flight to Lugano is now CHf 700 if you are lucky.

So apart from the 4 hour drive and the 6 train journey, does anyone know of better options?
I think you just covered all the options. Anything else quicker is going to be a lot more expensive, either in jet fuel or speeding fines....
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Old 09.08.2011, 12:45
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Re: getting to lugano from geneva

I must be lucky?

Ven. 26 Aoû.105.15 CHF
GVA
16:55
F7 17
LUG
17:45
F7 17
Jeu. 01 Sep.89.00 CHF
LUG
18:15
F7 18
GVA
19:00
F7 18
Passagers : 1
Récapitulatif des prix :
51.00 CHFTarif afficher
143.15 CHFTaxes afficher
0.00 CHFRemise
TOTAL :194.15 CHF
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Old 09.08.2011, 12:49
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I must be lucky?

Ven. 26 Aoû.105.15 CHF
GVA
16:55
F7 17
LUG
17:45
F7 17
Jeu. 01 Sep.89.00 CHF
LUG
18:15
F7 18
GVA
19:00
F7 18
Passagers : 1
Récapitulatif des prix :
51.00 CHFTarif afficher
143.15 CHFTaxes afficher
0.00 CHFRemise
TOTAL :194.15 CHF
if you go over the weekend yep, its fine, otherwise their cheapest midweek fare is 700 chuffs. i just need to go midweek for one night
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Old 09.08.2011, 12:50
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Re: getting to lugano from geneva

Such specifics were not mentioned in #1.

Are you flexible on that one day you need to go? Stay longer for the same price?
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Old 09.08.2011, 13:09
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Re: getting to lugano from geneva

If you count check in and disembarking times your door to door time will be longer than 4, or maybe even 6, hours.
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Old 09.08.2011, 13:14
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If you count check in and disembarking times your door to door time will be longer than 4, or maybe even 6, hours.
nah, not on darwin/baboo. i live 15 mins from GVA and its 15 mins to lugano centre form the airport, check in is only 40 mins too with 40 mins flight.
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Old 10.08.2011, 12:22
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Re: getting to lugano from geneva

Flight to Milan then train will be a lot cheaper, a lot of hassle and time though I would imagine.
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Old 10.08.2011, 12:29
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Re: getting to lugano from geneva

From Geneva station to Lugano station the rail journey takes 5 hours 40 minutes, with excellent scenery most of the way. Low stress and low environmental damage. Think of it as a holiday.
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Old 10.08.2011, 12:39
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Re: getting to lugano from geneva

think i may have foxed it a little.. its cheaper to book a "dummy" return say for 2 weeks later and then not use it than it is to book a single.. then repeat the opposite way for the return trip..
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think i may have foxed it a little.. its cheaper to book a "dummy" return say for 2 weeks later and then not use it than it is to book a single.. then repeat the opposite way for the return trip..
Make sure you read the T+Cs. They may fine you for that.
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