There are 2 ways to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda by 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  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bellinzona 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale Ece
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Desenzano Fr / ...

$150 - $240

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Lake Garda 241.3 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Lake Garda, Italy?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Lake Garda via Bellinzona, Milano Centrale, and Desenzano in around 6 h 18 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lucerne to Lake Garda?

The distance between Lucerne and Lake Garda is 239 km. The road distance is 386 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda?

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4 h 10 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda?

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda is to drive which takes 4 h 10 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85.

How long does it take to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda?

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Lucerne to Lake Garda, including transfers.