There are 9 ways to get from Ljubljana to Lucerne by plane, train, bus 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 Ljubljana to Zurich, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. LJU - ZRH

$127 - $374

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h

$50 - $75

7 alternative options

Fly Ljubljana to Basel, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. LJU - BSL

$164 - $479

Fly Graz to Zurich, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. GRZ - ZRH

$170 - $725

Fly Zagreb to Zurich, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. ZAG - ZRH

$140 - $606

Fly Venice to Zurich, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. VCE - ZRH

$126 - $742

Fly Trieste to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. TRS - LIN

$173 - $617

Train  •  13 h 14 min

  1. En
  2. 70

$121 - $201

Drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. 460.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ljubljana and Lucerne is 487 km. The road distance is 736 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ljubljana to Lucerne is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 10 h.

The quickest way to get from Ljubljana to Lucerne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 100€ - 320€.

No, there is no direct train from Ljubljana to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Ljubljana and arriving at Luzern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ljubljana Zob Postaja and arriving at Luzern Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Ljubljana to Lucerne, including transfers.

What companies run services between Ljubljana, Slovenia and Lucerne, Switzerland?

Globtour operates a bus from Ljubljana to Lucerne once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 10 h. Eurolines CH also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ljubljana to Lucerne via Zürich HB in around 13 h 14 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 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 Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Ljubljana to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zagreb to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
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 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
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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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

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