There are 8 ways to get from Lucerne to Como by train, bus, car 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 Lugano  •  2 h 59 min

  1. 21 / ...
  2. Hotelzug / ...

$62 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. 124

$12 - $20

6 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. 6-Y / ...

$55 - $110

Train #2  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Ece / ...

$55 - $102

Line 3 train, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. 3 / ...

$32 - $53

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. 129.5 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly to Lugano  •  4 h 27 min

  1. ZRH - LUG

$114 - $300

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 25 min

  1. ZRH - MXP

$107 - $325

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Como, Italy?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Como via Lugano in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Como once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Brunnen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autolinee Gambioli
Phone
+41 (0) 79.71.85.806
Email
info@autolineegambioli.it
Website
autolineegambioli.it
Bus from Brunnen Station to Como
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
autolineegambioli.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Como is 150 km. The road distance is 207 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Como is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 20 and takes 3 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Como is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Como S. Giovanni. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Como. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Lucerne to Como, including transfers.