There are 6 ways to get from Como to Lucerne by train, bus, 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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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern 7-Y / ...

$60 - $120

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 124 / ...

$12 - $20

4 alternative options

Train via Lugano  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Luzern 3 / ...

$63 - $112

Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Grandate - Stazione to Luzern

$12 - $19

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Como to Lucerne 128 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Como Lago to Saronno
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$108 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Lucerne is to bus which costs 10€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Lucerne is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Como and Lucerne is 150 km. The road distance is 204.7 km.

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The train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern takes 2 h 38 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Como and arriving at Luzern. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Luzern. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Como to Lucerne once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Lucerne 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Luzern
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Como S. Giovanni to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Luzern
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Luzern
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Grandate - Stazione to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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