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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Ece / ...
  2. Fr / ...

$100 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. N524

$45 - $80

8 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  10 h 5 min

$60 - $80

Bus Calanda Viaggi  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Ouibus

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. 516.4 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. ZRH - FCO

$83 - $353

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. BSL - FCO

$104 - $392

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. MXP - FCO

$128 - $382

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. LIN - FCO

$125 - $340

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 30 min

  1. GVA - FCO

$128 - $359

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Rome via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Rome twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Basel to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Blue Panorama Airlines
Website
blue-panorama.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Luzern to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Rome
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Calanda Viaggi
Bus from Zürich Zob Sihlquai to Rom Anagnina
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Rome is 662 km. The road distance is 826 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Rome is to bus and ferry which costs SFr 60 - SFr 75 and takes 10 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Rome is to train and fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 350.

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Rome. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Roma Termini via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Rome. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Lucerne to Rome, including transfers.