Travel from Switzerland to France is: Partially open. See details.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Paris?

Book now

There are 10 ways to get from Luthern to The Louvre by train, 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 Gare de Lyon  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB Ir26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Nancy N836
  2. Take the bus from Nancy - Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

8 alternative options

Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB Ir26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

Train, bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB Ir26 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel SBB to Paris N99

Drive  •  6h 11m

  1. Drive from Luthern to The Louvre 665.4 km

Train to Zurich, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 23m

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

Train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 36m

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

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 34m

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

Train to Geneva, fly to Paris Orly  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Paris CDG  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Paris CDG (CDG) MXP - CDG

Luthern to The Louvre by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Luthern and The Louvre is around 4h 57m and covers a distance of around 618 km. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 57m. Operated by Südostbahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and others, the Luthern to The Louvre service departs from Luzern and arrives in The Louvre. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Explore all travel options

Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 14m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
4h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
4h 57m
Journey distance:
618 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€113
Carbon emissions:
32 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:54
Last service departs at:
12:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luthern to The Louvre train, subway and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Luthern to The Louvre is to bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 12h 11m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Luthern to The Louvre is to train via Gare de Lyon which costs SFr 120 - SFr 190 and takes 5h 20m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Luthern to The Louvre. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Pont Des Arts - Quai De Conti via Nancy - Centre and Gare De Bercy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 11m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Luthern to The Louvre. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Palais-Royal via Basel SBB and Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 20m.

More details

The distance between Luthern and The Louvre is 488 km. The road distance is 665.4 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Luthern to The Louvre without a car is to train via Gare de Lyon which takes 5h 20m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 190.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Luthern to The Louvre, including transfers.

More details

Luthern to The Louvre bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

More details

Luthern to The Louvre train services, operated by Südostbahn, depart from Luzern station.

More details

The best way to get from Luthern to The Louvre is to train via Gare de Lyon which takes 5h 20m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 12h 11m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Luthern to The Louvre.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 487.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and The Louvre, France?

You can take a train from Luthern to The Louvre via Basel SBB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, and Palais-Royal in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luthern to The Louvre via Nancy - Centre, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Gare De Bercy, and Pont Des Arts - Quai De Conti in around 12h 11m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €230
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€220 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Train operators
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
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)
Train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel SBB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €100
1st Class
€90 - €110
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Basel SBB to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Nancy to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Nancy
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nancy to Paris
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Nancy - Centre to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Blablabus

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

Search flights

Luthern to The Louvre bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

More details

Luthern to The Louvre train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to The Louvre is 665 km. It takes approximately 6h 11m to drive from Luthern to The Louvre.

Get driving directions

Swiss and Air France offer flights from Zurich Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

Search flights

There are 2401+ hotels available in The Louvre. Prices start at €87 per night.

More details