There are 8 ways to get from Venice 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 FlixBus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Luzern 417

$30 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Milan Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Lucerne Ouibus

$19 - $38

6 alternative options

Train via Arth-Goldau  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau Ec

$70 - $130

Train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Luzern Eurocity / ...

$83 - $163

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Lucerne 319.1 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$84 - $354

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$86 - $394

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 27 min

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

$118 - $394

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Venice to Lucerne is to bus which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Lucerne is to drive which takes 5 h 1 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The distance between Venice and Lucerne is 358 km. The road distance is 511 km.

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The bus from Venice, Venice to Luzern takes 6 h 55 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Luzern. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Venezia S.Lucia and arriving at Luzern via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Venice to Lucerne once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Lucerne via Milano Centrale and Arth-Goldau in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Venice to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $220
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Venice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
orario.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
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Luzern
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Venice - Tronchetto to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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
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 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch

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