There are 8 ways to get from Manila to Lucerne by plane, train or bus

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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Fly to Zurich, train  •  20 h 3 min

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

$359 - $1,854

Cheapest option

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  24 h

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MNL - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern

$288 - $932

6 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train  •  22 h 34 min

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

$586 - $1,769

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  25 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) MNL - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
  3. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

$772 - $1,929

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Stuttgart (STR) MNL - STR
  2. Take the train from Böblingen to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

$520 - $2,442

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  23 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Frankfurt (FRA) MNL - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$354 - $1,044

Fly to Munich, train  •  25 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Munich (MUC) MNL - MUC
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

$400 - $1,404

Fly to Altenrhein, train  •  25 h 39 min

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

$472 - $1,216

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Lucerne is 10452 km.

It takes approximately 20 h 3 min to get from Manila to Lucerne, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Lucerne is 7 h behind Manila. It is currently 6:30 AM in Manila and 12:30 AM in Lucerne.

Cathay Pacific, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways International and five other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 6532.2 miles
  • Duration: 20 h 3 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Lucerne, Switzerland?

There is no direct connection from Manila to Lucerne. However, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Zurich, take the walk to Zürich Flughafen, then take the train to Lucerne. Alternatively, you can take the train to Gil Puyat LRT, take the walk to Jam Liner/Atrium, take the Airport Bus to NAIA Terminal 2, take the walk to Manila airport, fly to Basel, take the walk to Basel EuroAirport, take the line 50 bus to Basel, Bahnhof SBB, take the walk to Basel SBB, then take the train to Lucerne.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,900
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to Munich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,600
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Munich via Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Basel via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Friedrichshafen via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $6,000
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Munich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Beijing
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,100
Flights from Manila to Basel via Beijing, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Friedrichshafen via Beijing, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to Friedrichshafen via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Beijing, Munich
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $4,100
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Beijing
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to Munich via Beijing
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,600
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Manila to Altenrhein via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Altenrhein via Taiwan Taoyuan, Vienna
Ave. Duration
20 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Altenrhein via Istanbul Ataturk, Vienna
Ave. Duration
21 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Altenrhein via Doha, Vienna
Ave. Duration
23 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Altenrhein via Dubai, Vienna
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Altenrhein via Incheon, Vienna
Ave. Duration
27 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $4,100
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Munich via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Munich via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,400
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $3,900
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from Manila to Munich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $4,300
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $10,000
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,000 - $10,000
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
15 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,100
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Manila to Basel via Xiamen, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Xiamen, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Manila to Munich via Xiamen, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Oman Air
Website
omanair.com
Flights from Manila to Zurich via Muscat
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Muscat
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Munich via Muscat
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manila to Basel via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,300
Flights from Manila to Basel via Shanghai Pudong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,300
Flights from Manila to Friedrichshafen via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Riyadh
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,500
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $4,500
Flights from Manila to Munich via Jeddah
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $6,500
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Manila to Milan Malpensa via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Munich via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Manila to Friedrichshafen via Tokyo Haneda, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,800
Flights from Manila to Friedrichshafen via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manila to Basel via Taiwan Taoyuan, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,900
Flights from Manila to Stuttgart via Taiwan Taoyuan, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,000
China Airlines
Website
china-airlines.com
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Manila to Frankfurt via Incheon
Ave. Duration
22 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
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 Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Böblingen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com

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