There are 10 ways to get from Lucerne to Toulouse by train, plane, night bus, bus or car

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 to Basel, fly  •  5 h 39 min

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

$95 - $328

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Bus  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Basel, Basel central station K188
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Toulouse

$81 - $104

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 24 min

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

$124 - $279

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Toulouse (TLS) SXB - TLS

$112 - $382

Train to Geneva, fly  •  7 h 12 min

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

$123 - $345

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Toulouse (TLS) MXP - TLS

$121 - $344

Train  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$230 - $276

Train via Genève  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève 15
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$217 - $308

Train, night bus, bus  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Wolhusen to Bern
  2. Take the night bus from Bern to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  3. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse 748 / ...

$89 - $163

Drive  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Toulouse 592.7 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Toulouse via Basel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau via Basel SBB and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 46 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Toulouse is 659 km. The road distance is 948.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 10 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Lucerne to Toulouse, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Toulouse bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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Lucerne to Toulouse 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 Toulouse is to train which takes 10 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Lucerne to Toulouse bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Toulouse station.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 411.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Toulouse via Basel SBB and Lyon Part Dieu in around 10 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Toulouse via Basel, Basel central station and Basel in around 18 h 5 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Zurich to Toulouse via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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 Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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 Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $32
1st Class
$35 - $60
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Wolhusen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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
Night bus from Bern to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Lucerne to Toulouse train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Toulouse is 948 km. It takes approximately 8 h 52 min to drive from Lucerne to Toulouse.

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Lufthansa, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Basel Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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