The cheapest times to fly from ONT to LUG are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th, October 29th, and November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ONT to LUG is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1867 for Saturday flights during mid June, or as low as $598 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Lugano

Flying from Ontario, CA (ONT) to Lugano (LUG) will usually cost between $598 to $1418 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $598. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $721 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $740 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ONT to LUG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ONT to LUG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ONT to LUG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ONT to LUG flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Ontario. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Lugano, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Ontario. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $204 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $737. Return trip prices are from the LUG to ONT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ONT to LUG can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ONT to LUG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, Seaborne Airlines, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lugano Airport to Ontario International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5978 miles or 9621 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ONT to LUG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ONT to LUG flight is about 11 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Ontario, CA and Lugano?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from ONT to LUG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeONT
Origination airport nameOntario International Airport
CityOntario, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeLUG
Destination airport nameLugano Airport


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