There are 9 ways to get from Lucerne to Pisa 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 via Firenze Smn  •  6 h 55 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 Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...
  4. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le Rv / ...

$106 - $195

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Bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano to Viareggio 45

$56 - $78

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Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  8 h 35 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 Pisa Centrale Icn / ...

$93 - $176

Bus Domo Reisen  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern - Inseli to Genova - Stazione Marittima
  2. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Pisa 516 / ...

$72 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Pisa 339 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Zurich, fly to Pisa  •  6 h 23 min

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

$126 - $336

Train to Basel, fly to Pisa  •  4 h 52 min

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

$82 - $415

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le

$108 - $412

Train to Geneva, fly to Pisa  •  6 h 31 min

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

$120 - $411

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Pisa. However, there are services departing from Luzern - Inseli and arriving at Pisa via Genoa, Genoa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Pisa. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Pisa C.Le via Lugano, Milano Centrale and Firenze Smn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Pisa is 406 km. The road distance is 542.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Pisa without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Lucerne to Pisa, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Pisa bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Luzern - Inseli station.

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Lucerne to Pisa 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 Pisa is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 15 min.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Pisa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Pisa.
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  • Distance: 253.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Pisa via Lugano, Milano Centrale, Firenze S.Maria Novella, and Firenze Smn in around 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Pisa via Genova - Stazione Marittima and Genoa, Genoa in around 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Basel to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Basel to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
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 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 Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
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 Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Milano C.Le to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Luzern - Inseli to Genova - Stazione Marittima
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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 Genoa, Genoa to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milan Lampugnano to Viareggio
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
autostradale.it

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Lucerne to Pisa train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Pisa C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Pisa is 542 km. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Lucerne to Pisa.

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Swiss, British Airways, Vueling Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Pisa Airport.

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