There are 10 ways to get from Lucerne to Austria by train, plane, bus, night train 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

Train to Zurich, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 52 min

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

$99 - $299

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Vienna N391

$61 - $106

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Train to Basel, fly to Vienna  •  5 h 21 min

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

$140 - $388

Train to Zurich, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 41 min

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

$127 - $446

Train to Zurich, fly to Graz  •  5 h 25 min

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

$140 - $394

Train, train to Altenrhein, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
  3. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$214 - $1,124

Train  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling Rj

$148 - $250

Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg

Train, night train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling En / ...

$153 - $261

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Vienna 488.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Austria is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 14 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Austria is to train and fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Austria is 371 km. The road distance is 781.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Lucerne to Austria, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Austria. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Wien Mitte via Zürich HB and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Austria?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Vienna via Zürich HB and Wien Meidling in around 9 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Vienna via Zurich, Zurich, Vienna - Erdberg, and Kardinal-Nagl-Platz in around 13 h 28 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
11 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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