There are 7 ways to get from Lucerne to Padua by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  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 / ...

$103 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Milan Francfort-sur-le-Main > Mannheim > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart > Singen > Winterthur > Zurich > Lucerne > Milan > Turin - Gare routière
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova 400 / ...

$25 - $50

5 alternative options

Night bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$30 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Padua 301.8 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice  •  4 h 59 min

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

$87 - $373

Train to Basel, fly to Venice  •  5 h 23 min

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

$93 - $412

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 36 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

$133 - $383

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 and Milan, Milan in around 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
$17 - $35
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 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $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 Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
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 - $30
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
$17 - $25
Schedules at
globtour.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Luzern to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lucerne to Padua?

The distance between Lucerne and Padua is 330 km. The road distance is 483 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Padua?

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Padua is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 5 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lucerne to Padua?

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

Is there a direct train between Lucerne and Padua?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Lucerne and Padua?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Padua, Padova. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Lucerne to Padua?

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