There are 11 ways to get from Lucerne to Rome by train, bus and ferry, 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 via Chiasso  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Chiasso 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Ece
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$107 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Rome N524

$45 - $80

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Train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$106 - $206

Bus and ferry  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Rome

$60 - $75

Train, bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Schmerikon 1-Y
  2. Take the bus from Schmerikon Bhf to Rom Anagnina

$62 - $79

Drive  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Rome 516.4 miles

$120 - $180

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 12 min

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

$82 - $353

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 36 min

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

$103 - $392

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Arth-Goldau
  2. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO) MXP - FCO

$130 - $389

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 25 min

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

$126 - $358

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Rome (FCO) LIN - FCO

$102 - $310

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Rome is to train and fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 360 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Rome is 662 km. The road distance is 826.2 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Lucerne to Rome, including transfers.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Rome. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Roma Termini via Chiasso and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Rome is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 11 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Rome.
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  • Distance: 413.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Rome via Chiasso and Milano Centrale in around 7 h 1 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 Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
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 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Rome via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 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
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
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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
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
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Once 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
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Schmerikon
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Arth-Goldau to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arth-Goldau to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
Calanda Viaggi
Website
calandaviaggi.com
Bus from Schmerikon Bhf to Rom Anagnina
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
calandaviaggi.com

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