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There are 5 ways to get from Bergamo to Lucerne by bus, train, car or plane

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

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergamo Autostazione to Milano Lampugnano Z301
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern Ouibus

$27 - $33

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Bellinzona, Castione-Arbedo 414
  2. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Castione-Arbedo to Luzern K188

$19 - $32

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale Re_2
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...

$76 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Bergamo to Lucerne 181.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$107 - $341

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The cheapest way to get from Bergamo to Lucerne is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 5 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bergamo to Lucerne is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bergamo to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Bergamo Autostazione and arriving at Luzern via Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bergamo to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Bergamo and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bergamo and Lucerne is 183 km. The road distance is 290.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bergamo to Lucerne without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 23€ - 29€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Bergamo to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Bergamo to Lucerne bus services, operated by Nord Est Trasporti, depart from Bergamo Autostazione station.

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Bergamo to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenord, depart from Bergamo station.

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The best way to get from Bergamo to Lucerne is to bus which takes 5 h 17 min and costs 23€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 65€ - 130€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Bergamo to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 114.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 17 min

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

You can take a bus from Bergamo to Lucerne via Milano Lampugnano in around 5 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bergamo to Lucerne via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau in around 5 h 34 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Bergamo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
Trenord
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 Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Nord Est Trasporti
Phone
800 905150
Website
nordesttrasporti.it
Bus from Bergamo Autostazione to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
nordesttrasporti.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
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 Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Bellinzona, Castione-Arbedo
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bellinzona, Castione-Arbedo to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Bergamo to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Arth-Goldau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bergamo to Lucerne is 291 km. It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to drive from Bergamo to Lucerne.

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Swiss offers flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 362+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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