There are 8 ways to get from La Spezia to Lucerne by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Domo Reisen  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Genova
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Luzern - Inseli

$68 - $90

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Milan, Milan 500
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern Ouibus

$39 - $53

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Train via Lugano  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Ec
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern 21 / ...

$111 - $170

Train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$85 - $142

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Lucerne 297.4 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Pisa, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$87 - $432

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Zurich  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$131 - $367

Train, train to Florence, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$117 - $434

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from La Spezia to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from La Spezia and arriving at Luzern - Inseli via Genova - Via XX Settembre and Genova - Stazione Marittima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale and Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between La Spezia and Lucerne is 348 km. The road distance is 475.9 km.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Lucerne without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from La Spezia to Lucerne, including transfers.

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La Spezia to Lucerne bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from La Spezia station.

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La Spezia to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The best way to get from La Spezia to Lucerne is to bus which takes 7 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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La Spezia to Lucerne bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Luzern - Inseli station.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 217.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from La Spezia to Lucerne via Genova, Genova - Via XX Settembre, Genova - Principe Fanti d'Italia Stazione FS, and Genova - Stazione Marittima in around 7 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from La Spezia to Lucerne via Milano Centrale and Lugano in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$38
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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

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 La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$8 - $18
First
$13 - $23
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Genova
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Luzern - Inseli
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 La Spezia to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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La Spezia to Lucerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Spezia to Lucerne is 476 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from La Spezia to Lucerne.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Pisa Airport to Basel Airport.

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