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There are 7 ways to get from Pisa to Lucerne 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.

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Train via Firenze Smn  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Ec

$95 - $180

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Bus Autostradale  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Viareggio - P.zza Mazzini to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano 45
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern Ouibus

$57 - $83

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Bus Domo Reisen  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Pisa, Pisa to Genoa, Genoa N1501 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Luzern - Inseli

$69 - $95

Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...

$92 - $180

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Pisa to Lucerne 336.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 52m

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

$132 - $332

Fly to Basel, train  •  4h 58m

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

$82 - $412

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Lucerne is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 290€ and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Pisa, Pisa and arriving at Luzern - Inseli via Genova - Stazione Marittima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Pisa to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Pisa C.Le and arriving at Luzern via Firenze S.Maria Novella, Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 47m.

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The distance between Pisa and Lucerne is 406 km. The road distance is 538.1 km.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from Pisa to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Pisa to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Pisa, Pisa station.

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Pisa to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Pisa C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Pisa to Lucerne is to train which takes 7h 47m and costs 80€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 85€ and takes 8h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 253.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 47m

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

You can take a train from Pisa to Lucerne via Firenze Smn, Firenze S.Maria Novella, Milano Centrale, and Arth-Goldau in around 7h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pisa to Lucerne via Genoa, Genoa and Genova - Stazione Marittima in around 8h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
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 Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to Milano C.Le
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $50
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
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
3h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Pisa, Pisa to Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Luzern - Inseli
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Viareggio - P.zza Mazzini to Milan, Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Autostradale
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Pisa Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Pisa to Lucerne bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, arrive at Luzern - Inseli station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pisa to Lucerne is 538 km. It takes approximately 5h 25m to drive from Pisa to Lucerne.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Transavia Holland, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Pisa Airport to Zurich Airport.

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