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There are 9 ways to get from Lucerne to Padua by train, bus, ferry, night bus, 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.

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 6 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 Padova Fr

$96 - $186

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova 400 / ...

$27 - $46

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Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Padova Ec

$80 - $122

Bus, line 2 ferry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern - Inseli to Venezia
  2. Take the line 2 ferry from Tronchetto to P.le Roma 2 / ...

$78 - $100

Night bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Luzern to Padua, Padova N401

$28 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Padua 301.8 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  5 h 19 min

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

$84 - $367

Train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  5 h 48 min

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

$90 - $406

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 27 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 Padova

$126 - $381

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Padua is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 50 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Padua is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Padua, Padova. This bus operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Padua. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Padova via Lugano and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Padua is 330 km. The road distance is 482.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Padua without a car is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Lucerne to Padua, including transfers.

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

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Lucerne to Padua 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 Padua is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 27 - SFr 50 and takes 6 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Padua.
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  • Distance: 206.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Padua, Italy?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Padua via Lugano and Milano Centrale in around 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Padua via Milan, Milan in around 6 h 50 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $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 Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
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
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 Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Padova
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 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 Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Luzern to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Luzern - Inseli to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Ferry operators
ACTV S.p.a
Phone
+ 39 041 27 22 111
Email
protocollo@pec.actv.it
Website
actv.avmspa.it
Ferry from Tronchetto to P.le Roma
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
actv.avmspa.it

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

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Lucerne to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Lucerne to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Padua is 483 km. It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to drive from Lucerne to Padua.

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

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