There are 10 ways to get from Lucerne to Vienna by train, plane, bus, night train 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.

Recommended option

Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 52 min

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

$99 - $299

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Wien

$58 - $88

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 21 min

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

$140 - $388

Train, train to Altenrhein, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
  3. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$216 - $1,124

Train to Berne, fly  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Vienna (VIE) BRN - VIE

$211 - $1,197

Train, train to Innsbruck, fly  •  8 h

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE

$197 - $499

Train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$144 - $241

Train, bus  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg

Train, night train  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf En / ...

$154 - $261

Drive  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Vienna 488.4 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 90 and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Vienna is to train and fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 300.

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The distance between Lucerne and Vienna is 618 km. The road distance is 781 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Lucerne to Vienna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Wien via Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Vienna via Zürich HB in around 9 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Vienna via Zurich and Zürich in around 12 h 15 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Berne to Vienna via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
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
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Wien
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Zurich to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch

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