There are 7 ways to get from Pisa 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.

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Fly to Basel, train  •  3 h 31 min

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

$87 - $417

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Pisa International Airport to Florence Train Station S. M. Novella Autostradale
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Luzern N524

$43 - $73

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$133 - $332

Train via Firenze Smn  •  7 h 42 min

  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

$79 - $137

Train  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$88 - $174

Bus via Milano Lampugnano  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Viareggio to Milan Lampugnano 45
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern Ouibus

$63 - $84

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Pisa to Lucerne 336.3 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Pisa to Lucerne is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pisa to Lucerne is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 360€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pisa to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Pisa International Airport and arriving at Luzern via Florence, Florence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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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 7 h 42 min.

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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 7 h 42 min and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to get from Pisa to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Pisa to Lucerne bus services, operated by Autostradale, depart from Pisa International Airport 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 7 h 42 min and costs 65€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Pisa to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 253.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 31 min

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 7 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pisa to Lucerne via Florence Train Station S. M. Novella and Florence, Florence in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Pisa to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
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 Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
$27 - $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 Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Pisa C.Le to Milano C.Le
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$40 - $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
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Pisa International Airport to Florence Train Station S. M. Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Bus from Viareggio to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
autostradale.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 Florence, Florence to Luzern
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Book at
eurolines.ch
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Mailand Lampugnano to Luzern Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Pisa Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Pisa to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern 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 5 h 25 min to drive from Pisa to Lucerne.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Pisa Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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