There are 7 ways to get from Graz to Lucerne by plane, train, bus, shuttle or car

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

Fly from Graz, train  •  5 h 20 min

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

$135 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich N998
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne Ouibus

$44 - $74

5 alternative options

Fly from Zagreb, train  •  8 h 18 min

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

$143 - $675

Train to Vienna, fly, train  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH) VIE - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$118 - $340

Train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$127 - $211

Shuttle, bus  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Graz - Hbf Busbahnhof to Ljubljana
  2. Take the bus from Ljubljana Zob Postaja to Luzern Hbf

$89 - $452

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Graz to Lucerne 491.8 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Graz to Lucerne is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 5 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Graz to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 20 min.

More details

The distance between Graz and Lucerne is 541 km. The road distance is 786.9 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Graz to Lucerne, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Graz to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Graz, Graz Webling and arriving at Lucerne via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Graz to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Graz Hbf and arriving at Luzern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 39 min.

More details

What companies run services between Graz, Austria and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Graz to Lucerne via Zürich HB in around 10 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Graz to Lucerne via Zurich in around 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Train operators
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 Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Graz Hbf to Flughafen Wien
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
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 Graz, Graz Webling to Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Ljubljana to Luzern
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.