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There are 8 ways to get from Lucerne to Monaco by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 5 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 Ventimiglia Ec / ...

$97 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Torino - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice 404

$37 - $73

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Nice

$66 - $142

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Monaco 347.8 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Zurich, fly to Nice  •  5 h 13 min

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

$97 - $293

Train to Basel, fly to Nice  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Nice (NCE) BSL - NCE

$83 - $242

Train to Geneva, fly to Nice  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$126 - $278

Train to Zurich, fly to Monaco  •  5 h 28 min

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

$146 - $596

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Monaco is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 11 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Monaco is to train and fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 300 and takes 5 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Monaco Place dArmes via Station J.C. Bermond and Nice Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Monaco. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Gare de Monaco-Monte-Carlo via Lugano, Milano Centrale and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Monaco is 375 km. The road distance is 556.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Monaco without a car is to train which takes 9 h 5 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Lucerne to Monaco, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Monaco bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lucerne station.

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Lucerne to Monaco 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 Monaco is to train which takes 9 h 5 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 150 and takes 10 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Monaco.
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  • Distance: 234.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 5 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Monaco?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Monaco via Lugano, Milano Centrale, Ventimiglia, and Gare de Ventimiglia-Stazione in around 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lucerne to Monaco 3 times a week. Tickets cost $50 - $110 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Paris CDG, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Amsterdam Schiphol, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Vienna, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Zurich to Monaco via Brussels, Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
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 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
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
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
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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 Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia(fr)
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lucerne to Nice
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
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 Turin, Torino to Nice, Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Lucerne to Monaco bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Nice station.

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Lucerne to Monaco train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Monaco is 557 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Lucerne to Monaco.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Nice Airport.

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