There are 14 ways to get from London to Lucerne by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train via Strasbourg  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$224 - $475

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern N836 / ...

$49 - $85

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Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$212 - $425

Busferry, bus, train  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the busferry from London Victoria to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$163 - $233

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lucerne

$298 - $355

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lucerne

$151 - $220

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$100 - $375

Fly London Heathrow to Zurich, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$113 - $317

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$110 - $332

Fly London Gatwick to Basel, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$79 - $311

Fly London Gatwick to Zurich, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Zurich (ZRH) LGW - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$87 - $326

Train to London Luton, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Zurich (ZRH) LTN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$79 - $253

Fly London Stansted to Basel, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$76 - $310

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

$144 - $375

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Lucerne is to bus which costs £35 - £65 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs £75 - £290 and takes 5 h 48 min.

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The distance between London and Lucerne is 492 miles.

It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to get from London to Lucerne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Luzern via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Luzern via Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London to Lucerne via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Lucerne via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 18 h 4 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Stansted to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 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 Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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