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There are 7 ways to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...

SFr 139 - SFr 190

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Bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Nancy 758 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nancy to Luzern N836

SFr 42 - SFr 69

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the train from Charles De Gaulle Etoile to Marne La Vallee Chessy A
  2. Take the bus from Paris Disneyland to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...

SFr 80 - SFr 127

Drive  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne 418.9 miles

SFr 85 - SFr 130

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

SFr 95 - SFr 367

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

SFr 106 - SFr 339

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  5h 54m

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

SFr 91 - SFr 339

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The cheapest way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 320€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Charles De Gaulle Etoile and arriving at Luzern via Paris Gare de Lyon, Mulhouse Ville and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Charles de Gaulle-Etoile and Lucerne is 491 km. The road distance is 670.3 km.

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The best way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 120€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 16m to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne is to train which takes 6h 16m and costs 120€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Map of how to get from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 307 miles
  • Duration: 6h 16m

What companies run services between Charles de Gaulle-Etoile, Île-de-France, France and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Mulhouse Ville, and Basel SBB in around 6h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare De Lyon, Gare De Bercy, Paris, Paris, and Nancy in around 11h 31m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 440
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 400
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 480
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 95 - SFr 105
1st Class
SFr 130 - SFr 190
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
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Nancy
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nancy to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris Disneyland to Basel
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 60
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eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne is 670 km. It takes approximately 6h 15m to drive from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile to Lucerne.

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Air France offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport.

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There are 387+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at SFr 84 per night.

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