Hire a private jet from/to Lugano

One of the best aspects of Lugano, Switzerland is that it is something of a melting pot of Swiss and Italian culture. It is situated in the Ticino region, which offers a large contingent of Italian-speaking residents and Italy's Lombardy influence found here. This cultural fusion is reflected in everything from the food to the attractions. Here is what you need to know if you want to charter a jet to Lugano.

What is the best airport to travel to and from Lugano?

Our team of private aviation advisors recommend Lugano Airport Airport for travel to and from Lugano.

Which kind of Aircraft is available to land in Lugano?

The aircraft models that can land in Lugano are:

Seats: 5

Speed: 367 kts | 680 km/h

Range: 1180 nm | 2185 km

Seats: 4

Speed: 375 kts | 695 km/h

Range: 1125 nm | 2083 km

Seats: 6

Speed: 289 kts | 537 km/h

Range: 1765 nm | 3268 km

Seats: 8

Speed: 463 kts | 858 km/h

Range: 1965 nm | 3639 km

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Flying in and out of Lugano via private jet only mimics the luxury experience travellers have while on the ground.

What Can You Do In Lugano?

Traversing the city is a mix-up of hip and cultural indoor offerings and outdoor recreation that takes advantage of the city's unique position on Lake Lugano.

Museo d'Arte della Svizzera

If it's art you want, it's art you'll find at the Museo d’Arte della Svizzera museum in Lugano. The museum boasts two locations in Lugano, one in the LAC building that boasts contemporary pieces and the other in the centre of the city with more historic options.

Either one is sure to dazzle delighted art lovers' interest in a combination of modern art and works from artists inspired by the Old Italian masters.

Panoramic Cruise in Lake Lugano

People enjoying the view during a tourist cruise on Lake Lugano at Gandria in Switzerland
Go cruise on the geneva lake

If you are headed to Lugano for some relaxation and picturesque views, then a cruise around Lake Lugano is just what you need. The stunning vista presented to you as you enjoy a luxurious boat ride around this massive body of water is unparalleled.

There are Swiss mountains surrounding the entire lake, with deep and sweeping valleys between each one. Some of the best views while cruising can be found at night, so include a night cruise on your itinerary.

Shopping at Via Nassa

Via Nassa Street in the city center of luxurious resort Lugano, Ticino canton of Switzerland. People on the background.
Enjoy shopping on Via Nassa Street

Heading to Lugano for some high-end shopping? Check out Via Nassa for a luxurious experience. Situated right on the water, the street is lined with luxury boutiques, jewellery stores, department stores, funky bakeries and eateries and more.

Attend a Lugano Event

Because of the vibrancy of this region, many events are held here to make the most of the picturesque settings offered. The Festa d’Autunno is a food event that boasts an array of local wines and dishes that boast the best of Italian-Swiss fusion.

Meanwhile, the International Boogie Woogie Festival held annually showcases international artists that showcase a mix of mediums and artist types.

Finally, the Estival Jazz a Lugano attracts jazz aficionados from around the world to hear a talented array of jazz artists, including some of the biggest names in the business.

Best restaurants in Lugano

There are lots of options for dining in Lugano that can meet any taste, from authentic Italian fare to classic Swiss options. However, those looking for high-end experiences should consider the only Michelin-starred property in Lugano:

I due Sud

Decorated in the same style as the hotel to which it belongs, I due Sud is a luxurious restaurant that takes its name from two southern regions – its location in southern Switzerland and the chef’s native region of southern Italy, the source of many of its ingredients. One of the four set menus is vegetarian.

Arte al Lago

The Arte al Lago is an awarded restaurant offering a unique culinary experience, offering an art gallery inside of the space and signature dishes that are made mostly of local ingredients.

Best hotels in Lugano

The opulent lodging options in Lugano offer travellers plenty of variety, from well-known hotel brands to chic independent options.

Swiss Diamond Hotel

Swiss Diamond Hotel Lugano is a romantic and elegant 5-star hotel directly overlooking the shores of Lake Lugano. Book one of its cozy rooms for your next stay in Switzerland.
Enjoy a suite near the Lake

The Swiss Diamond Hotel is a contemporary property that is as architecturally appealing as it is elegant. The marble columns and white decor stand out, as does the terrace dining for guests and the Italian design that permeates the space.

Large guestrooms, numerous amenities and an environment of opulence are all obvious hallmarks of this hotel.

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

This lovely 5-star resort is a property of great appeal, situated inside a private subtropical garden on the banks of Lake Lugano. The beautiful palace, which was once the residence of a wealthy Russian family, was changed into a hotel in 1885.
Enjoy a hotel that looks like a home

The Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola is a five-star property that is as stately as it is historic. It was once the mansion of a wealthy Russian family and has since been converted into a hotel that offers many of the comforts of a private residence.

It offers a solarium for maximum relaxation, a beauty corner and styling service, a private lake lido and even a bio-sauna, for guests interested in enjoying high-end personal care and luxury.

Splendide Royal

The historic hospitality of the Hotel Splendide Royal since 1887 blends with the sunny welcome of the city of Lugano, to offer you a stay suspended between the past and the future.

Overlooking the shores of Lake Ceresio, the Splendide welcomes you with all the comforts of a modern Urban Resort combining traditional atmosphere and innovative services.
Stay at this impressive suite

The Hotel Splendide Royal Lugano is a converted 19th-century palace with all the creature comforts of the modern century. The property does everything on a larger scale than normal, with sweeping gestures of hospitality, authentic Italian cuisine served in the on-site restaurant and picturesque views of Lake Ceresio.

Book LunaJets For a Trip to and from Lugano

If you are looking to enjoy a stint to Lugano for some rest and relaxation or to enjoy the vibrancy of this culturally-fused city, booking a private jet really is the only way to travel. Flit in and out of the city on your own time and bring along a large group, or travel solo.

Whatever option you choose, just make sure to do it in style. Renting a private jet is a luxury redefined where travel is concerned, and heading to this Swiss city almost demands it.

Aerial view of Lugano

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Lugano from the nearest airport?

Lugano city is a 5 km distance from Lugano Airport (LUG). The second nearest airport to Lugano is Milano Malpensa (MXP) which is 47km distance from the city of Lugano.

Is there an empty-leg flight available from or to Lugano Airport?

Yes, check with our aviation advisors, so they can check for availability.

Can I travel with pets and animals on a private jet?

Yes. You can travel with your own pet on a private jet. You may need to observe some safety requirements and probably the animals must be in a cage for their own security during the flight. Especially bigger animals are required to travel inside an IATA-certified cage.

When is the best time to visit Lugano?

This vibrant city is full of classy events and beautiful sights, especially in summer this destination can be enjoyable.