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There are 12 ways to get from London to Lucerne by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

Select a route below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International Station to Gare du Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$232 - $454

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Zurich (ZRH) LTN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$82 - $254

10 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$96 - $169

Bus, train via Paris Gallieni  •  23 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Londres to Paris - Aéroport Roissy CDG
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$151 - $227

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lucerne

$308 - $365

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lucerne

$153 - $225

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$102 - $375

Fly London Heathrow to Zurich, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$117 - $319

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$118 - $339

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$95 - $318

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Zurich (ZRH) LGW - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$99 - $328

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

$149 - $385

Map of how to get from London to Lucerne.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 491.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 28 min

What companies run services between London, England and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London to Lucerne via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Basel SBB in around 8 hours 28 minutes.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Geneva
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich via Geneva
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,800
Flights from London City to Geneva
Avg. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Avg. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London City to Geneva
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Avg. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Hamburg
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Paris CDG
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Dusseldorf
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras International Station to Gare du Nord
Avg. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Avg. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Avg. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Avg. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Avg. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Avg. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Brusel, CCN, gare du Nord
Avg. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Zurich
Avg. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Londres to Paris - Aéroport Roissy CDG
Avg. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Avg. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

How far is it from London to Lucerne?

The distance between London and Lucerne is 786 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from London to Lucerne is to train and fly which costs £100 and takes 5 hours 56 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Lucerne?

The quickest way to get from London to Lucerne is to fly and train which takes 5 hours 46 minutes and costs £130.

Is there a direct train between London and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct train from London to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras International Station and arriving at Luzern via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 hours 28 minutes.

How long does it take to get from London to Lucerne?

It takes approximately 8 hours 28 minutes to get from London to Lucerne, including transfers.