There are 7 ways to get from Lucerne to Paris by train, 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  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$134 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Paris

$53 - $79

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus

$57 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Paris 416.7 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY

$109 - $387

Train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 8 min

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

$98 - $318

Train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 27 min

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

$94 - $347

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Paris is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 10 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Paris is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 390 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Paris is 487 km. The road distance is 666.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Lucerne to Paris, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Paris. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Paris via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Paris. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Paris, France?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Paris via Basel SBB in around 5 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Paris via Zurich in around 10 h 17 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Paris City Center - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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