There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by train, plane, bus 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.

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Train, fly  •  2 h 58 min

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

$96 - $306

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Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Grandate - Stazione

$22 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano Ouibus

$32 - $41

Train  •  4 h 57 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 Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 R28 / ...

$76 - $141

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 151.9 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 via Lugano and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 161 km. The road distance is 243.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), including transfers.

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Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 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 Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to bus which takes 3 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 243 km. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).
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  • Distance: 100.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy?

Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Lucerne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 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 Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) via Lugano and Milano Centrale in around 4 h 57 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Luzern Hbf to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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