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There are 7 ways to get from Luthern to Milan by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, 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  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Milano Centrale Ec

26€ - 40€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lucerne to Milan 253.2 km

15€

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano

21€ - 30€

Train via Como  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Arth-Goldau to Chiasso Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Re_10 / ...

58€ - 106€

Night bus  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the night bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan N401 / ...

16€ - 19€

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Luthern to Milan 253.2 km

30€ - 50€

Train, fly  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

106€ - 429€

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Milan is to rideshare which costs SFr 16 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Milan is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luthern to Milan. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 51m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 32m.

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The distance between Luthern and Milan is 189 km. The road distance is 253.2 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Milan without a car is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs SFr 27 - SFr 40.

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The train from Luzern to Milano Centrale takes 3h 32m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Luthern to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Luzern station.

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Luthern to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Milan is to train which takes 3h 32m and costs SFr 27 - SFr 40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 3h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Milan.
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  • Distance: 189 km
  • Duration: 3h 32m

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and Milan, Italy?

Deutsche Bahn Eurocity operates a train from Luzern to Milano Centrale twice daily. Tickets cost 26€ - 40€ and the journey takes 3h 32m. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano twice daily. Tickets cost 20€ - 29€ and the journey takes 3h 25m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Arth-Goldau to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
12€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Arth-Goldau to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Luzern to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
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eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lucerne to Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Luthern to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Milano Lampugnano station.

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Luthern to Milan train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Milano Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Milan is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Luthern to Milan.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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There are 4466+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Luthern and Milan. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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