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There are 10 ways to get from Naples to Lucerne by train, bus and ferry, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...

$93 - $226

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Bus  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere - Q8 Via Galatina to Luzern

$48 - $75

8 alternative options

Bus and ferry  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Caserta to Luzern

$77 - $124

Drive  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Naples to Lucerne 639.7 miles

$150 - $230

Fly Naples to Zurich, train  •  6 h 2 min

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

$92 - $422

Fly Naples to Basel, train  •  6 h 3 min

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

$89 - $347

Fly Naples to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Linate (LIN) NAP - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau

$85 - $328

Fly Naples to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) NAP - MXP
  2. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern

$120 - $332

Fly Naples to Milan Bergamo, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) NAP - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau

$73 - $326

Train to Rome, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Zurich (ZRH) FCO - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$98 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Naples to Lucerne is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 15 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Naples to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 370€ and takes 6 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Naples to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Napoli - Piazza Garibaldi and arriving at Luzern via Caserta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Naples to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Napoli Centrale and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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The distance between Naples and Lucerne is 838 km. The road distance is 1023.4 km.

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The best way to get from Naples to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 9 h 10 min and costs 80€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 10 min to get from Naples to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Naples to Lucerne bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Caserta station.

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Naples to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Napoli Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Naples to Lucerne is to train which takes 9 h 10 min and costs 80€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 15 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Naples to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 523.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 10 min

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

You can take a train from Naples to Lucerne via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau in around 9 h 10 min. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Naples to Lucerne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Naples to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Naples to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Naples to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Naples to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Naples to Basel via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $480
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Palermo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Naples to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Naples to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Naples to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Rome to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Naples to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Naples to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Naples to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Naples to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Naples to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Naples to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Naples to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
First
$65 - $130
Standard
$22 - $75
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 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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
Trenitalia

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 Napoli Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $34
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Caserta to Luzern
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Santa Maria Capua Vetere - Q8 Via Galatina to Luzern
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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The quickest flight from Naples Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Naples to Lucerne bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Luzern station.

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Naples to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Arth-Goldau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Naples to Lucerne is 1023 km. It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to drive from Naples to Lucerne.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Alitalia and three other airlines offer flights from Naples Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Naples to Naples Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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