There are 7 ways to get from Lucerne to Como by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Grandate - Stazione

$13 - $19

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Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Como 124 / ...

$11 - $20

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Train via Lugano  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni 10 / ...

$63 - $111

Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Como S. Giovanni 6-Y / ...

$55 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Como 129.5 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly to Lugano  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lugano (LUG) ZRH - LUG
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni

$116 - $303

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  3. Take the train from Saronno to Como Lago

$107 - $324

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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.

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

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The distance between Lucerne and Como is 150 km. The road distance is 207.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Como without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 59 min and costs .

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

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Lucerne to Como bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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Lucerne to Como train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Como is to bus which takes 2 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Lucerne to Como bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Como station.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Como.
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  • Distance: 94 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 59 min

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

Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Lucerne to Como 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lucerne to Como via Lugano in around 3 h.

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)

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 Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
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 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

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 Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 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
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Luzern to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
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 Luzern to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Lucerne to Como train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Como S. Giovanni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Como is 207 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Lucerne to Como.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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Book your Lucerne to Como bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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