• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

There are 6 ways to get from Lucerne to La Spezia by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern - Inseli to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  2. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

$78 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia 500

$28 - $47

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Icn / ...

$99 - $166

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to La Spezia 299 miles

$70 - $110

Train, fly to Florence  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.

$113 - $425

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  8 h 2 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 Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

$129 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to La Spezia is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 7 h 55 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to La Spezia is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 4 h 59 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at La Spezia via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Lugano and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

More details

The distance between Lucerne and La Spezia is 348 km. The road distance is 478.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Lucerne to La Spezia without a car is to bus and train which takes 7 h 40 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 100.

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Lucerne to La Spezia, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Lucerne to La Spezia is to train which takes 7 h 41 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 7 h 55 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Lucerne to La Spezia.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 217.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from Lucerne to La Spezia via Lugano and Milano Centrale in around 7 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to La Spezia via Milan, Milan in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Genova Piazza Principe to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to La Spezia C.
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Luzern - Inseli to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to La Spezia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lucerna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
marinobus.it

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

Search flights

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

More details

Lucerne to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to La Spezia is 478 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Lucerne to La Spezia.

Get driving directions

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Florence Airport.

Search flights

Book your Lucerne to La Spezia train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

Search and book

Book your Lucerne to La Spezia bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

Search and book

There are 2905+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

More details