There are 8 ways to get from Cannes 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.

Recommended option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Milan Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Pau - Université > Tarbes > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Narbonne > Montpellier > Nîmes > Avignon Centre > Marseille - Gare routière St-Charles > Aix-en-Provence > Cannes > Nice - aéroport > Gênes > Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Lucerne Turin - Gare routière > Milan > Lucerne > Zurich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Francfort-sur-le-Main

$24 - $46

7 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$101 - $183

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Lucerne

$80 - $155

Drive  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Cannes to Lucerne 375.6 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Zurich (ZRH) NCE - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$98 - $297

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Basel (BSL) NCE - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$85 - $247

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Strasbourg (SXB) NCE - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$137 - $397

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

$127 - $287

What companies run services between Cannes, France and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Cannes to Lucerne via Nice - Airport and Milan in around 8 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cannes to Lucerne via Milano Centrale in around 10 h 19 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Nice to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cannes to Lucerne?

The distance between Cannes and Lucerne is 402 km. The road distance is 601 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Cannes to Lucerne is to bus which costs 19€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 57 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Cannes to Lucerne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 58 min and costs 80€ - 250€.

Is there a direct train between Cannes and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct train from Cannes to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cannes and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct bus from Cannes to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Cannes and arriving at Lucerne via Nice - Airport and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

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

It takes approximately 8 h 57 min to get from Cannes to Lucerne, including transfers.