There are 10 ways to get from Florence to Lucerne by train, bus, night 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 via Arth-Goldau  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station NA-TO / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Ec

$80 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan 529 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Lucerne Ouibus

$27 - $55

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station NA-TO / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$95 - $174

Bus Autolinee Gambioli  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Firenze Nord to Brunnen Station

$59 - $102

Night bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Florence, Florence to Luzern N524

$30 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Lucerne 344 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$102 - $402

Fly Florence to Basel, train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$134 - $497

Train to Pisa, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Basel (BSL) PSA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$84 - $428

Train to Venice, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Zurich (ZRH) VCE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$109 - $399

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lucerne is to bus which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lucerne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs 85€ - 350€.

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The distance between Florence and Lucerne is 430 km. The road distance is 550 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Florence to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Luzern. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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

You can take a train from Florence to Lucerne via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, and Arth-Goldau in around 6 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Lucerne via Sette Regole, Florence, Florence, Milan, Milan, and Milan in around 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Florence to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $300
Flights from Florence to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Florence to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Florence to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.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
$24 - $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
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Florence, Florence to Luzern
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Firenze Nord to Brunnen Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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