There are 4 ways to get from Menaggio to Lucerne by bus, train, 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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Bus, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Croce Piazza Chiesa to Lugano Cassarate C12
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern 21 / ...

$58 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS C10
  2. Take the bus from Como to Luzern 417 / ...

$13 - $23

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Menaggio to Lucerne 127.6 miles

$30 - $45

Bus, fly, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Lugano Cassarate
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$103 - $282

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Menaggio to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Menaggio Piazza Roma and arriving at Luzern via Como. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Menaggio and Lucerne is 135 km. The road distance is 204.2 km.

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The best way to get from Menaggio to Lucerne without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Menaggio to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Menaggio to Lucerne bus services, operated by ASF Autolinee srl, depart from Menaggio Piazza Roma station.

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The quickest flight from Lugano Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Menaggio to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Menaggio to Lucerne is 204 km. It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to drive from Menaggio to Lucerne.

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Swiss offers flights from Lugano 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 Menaggio to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 84.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 3 min

What companies run services between Menaggio, Italy and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Menaggio to Lucerne via Como San Giovanni Stazione FS and Como in around 4 h 24 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 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 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
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 Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
ASF Autolinee srl
Phone
031 247 249
Website
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Croce Piazza Chiesa to Lugano Cassarate
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Como San Giovanni Stazione FS
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
Bus from Menaggio Piazza Roma to Lugano Cassarate
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
asfautolinee.it
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
Bus from Como to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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