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There are 7 ways to get from Lucerne to Warsaw by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) ZRH - WAW

$97 - $272

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Train, bus  •  24h 11m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen 1-Y
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Gallen to Warszawa

$57 - $77

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Train to Basel, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Warsaw Chopin (WAW) BSL - WAW

$103 - $321

Train  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna Ec

$239 - $375

Bus  •  23h

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Warsaw

$89 - $124

Train, night train  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf Rj / ...
  3. Take the night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Warszawa Centralna R / ...

$163 - $276

Drive  •  12h 33m

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Warsaw 867.2 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Warsaw is to train and bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 24h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Warsaw is to train and fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 280 and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Centrum 05 via Zürich and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Warsaw. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Basel SBB and Berlin Ostbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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The distance between Lucerne and Warsaw is 1079 km. The road distance is 1387.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Warsaw without a car is to train which takes 16h 55m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 380.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Lucerne to Warsaw, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Warsaw bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lucerne station.

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Lucerne to Warsaw train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Warsaw is to train which takes 16h 55m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 23h.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Warsaw.
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  • Distance: 674.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Warsaw, Poland?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Warsaw via Basel SBB and Berlin Ostbahnhof in around 16h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Warsaw via Zürich, Warsaw, and Dw. Zachodni 01 in around 23h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Warsaw Chopin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Warsaw Chopin via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Basel to Warsaw Chopin via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Warsaw Chopin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Warsaw Chopin via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Basel to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Night train from Innsbruck Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
15h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zürich
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Zurich to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
24h 28m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Lucerne to Warsaw bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Warsaw station.

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Lucerne to Warsaw train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Warsaw is 1388 km. It takes approximately 12h 33m to drive from Lucerne to Warsaw.

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Adria Airways, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport.

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