There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...

$59 - $106

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Bus  •  3 h 59 min

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

$23 - $40

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town 121.7 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  4 h 2 min

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

$112 - $297

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Mendrisio S. Martino via Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Mendrisio, Fox Town is 140 km. The road distance is 194.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town 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 Mendrisio, Fox Town is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 59 min.

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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 Mendrisio, Fox Town train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Lugano Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town.
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  • Distance: 87.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Mendrisio, Fox Town, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 1 h 59 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Mendrisio, Fox Town 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
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 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
Bus operators
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
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There are 2417+ hotels available in Mendrisio, Fox Town. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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