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There are 5 ways to get from Bellagio to Lucerne by ferry, train, bus, night train or car

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

Recommended option

Ferry, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Como Sr11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Arth-Goldau 12-Y / ...

$73 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellagio Via Vitali Scuole to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS C30
  2. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 437 / ...

$13 - $23

3 alternative options

Ferry, train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna 806
  2. Take the train from Varenna Esino to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Arth-Goldau Ec

$86 - $162

Ferry, bus, night train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Menaggio 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Croce Piazza Chiesa to Lugano Cassarate C12
  3. Take the night train from Lugano to Luzern 21

$63 - $113

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Bellagio to Lucerne 148.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Bellagio to Lucerne is to bus which costs 11€ - 20€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bellagio to Lucerne is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bellagio to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Bellagio Via Vitali Scuole and arriving at Luzern via Como. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Bellagio and Lucerne is 139 km. The road distance is 237.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bellagio to Lucerne without a car is to ferry and train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Bellagio to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Bellagio to Lucerne bus services, operated by ASF Autolinee srl, depart from Bellagio Via Vitali Scuole station.

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Bellagio to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bellagio to Lucerne is 237 km. It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to drive from Bellagio to Lucerne.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bellagio to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 86.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

What companies run services between Bellagio, Italy and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Bellagio to Lucerne via Como in around 5 h 4 min.

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 Como S. Giovanni to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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 Como S. Giovanni to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Monza to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Bellagio Via Vitali Scuole to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Croce Piazza Chiesa to Lugano Cassarate
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellagio to Como
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellagio to Menaggio
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
navlaghi.it

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