There are 9 ways to get from Monaco to Lucerne by plane, train, bus 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

Fly Nice to Zurich, train  •  5 h 48 min

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

$88 - $307

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Milan Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Pau - Université > Tarbes > Toulouse > Carcassonne > Narbonne > Montpellier > Nîmes > Avignon Centre > Marseille - Gare routière St-Charles > Aix-en-Provence > Cannes > Nice - aéroport > Gênes > Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Lucerne Turin - Gare routière > Milan > Lucerne > Zurich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Francfort-sur-le-Main

$24 - $71

7 alternative options

Fly Nice to Basel, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$70 - $257

Fly Nice to Geneva, train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$117 - $297

Fly Monaco to Zurich, train  •  4 h 6 min

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

$78 - $281

Train via Arth-Goldau  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Ec

$82 - $160

Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$92 - $193

Bus Eurolines FR  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Lucerne

$68 - $138

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Monaco to Lucerne 345.8 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Monaco and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Monaco to Lucerne via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau in around 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monaco to Lucerne via Nice Airport, Nice - Airport, and Milan in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Monaco to Zurich via Nice, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Monaco Monte Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Monaco-Monte-Carlo to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
globtour.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $30
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nice to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Monaco to Lucerne?

The distance between Monaco and Lucerne is 375 km. The road distance is 553 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Monaco to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from Monaco to Lucerne is to bus which costs 19€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Monaco to Lucerne?

The quickest way to get from Monaco to Lucerne is to fly and train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 60€ - 230€.

Is there a direct train between Monaco and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct train from Monaco to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Monaco-Monte-Carlo and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

Is there a direct bus between Monaco and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct bus from Monaco to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Monaco Place d’Armes and arriving at Lucerne via Nice - Airport and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Monaco to Lucerne?

It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Monaco to Lucerne, including transfers.