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Train  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Arth-Goldau Ec

SFr 122 - SFr 264

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Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai Venedig-Bern / ...

SFr 27 - SFr 35

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Drive  •  5h

  1. Drive from Venice to Luthern 503.4 km

SFr 65 - SFr 100

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5h 1m

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

SFr 90 - SFr 251

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 28m

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

SFr 89 - SFr 198

Venice to Luthern by train

The train journey time between Venice and Luthern is around 6h 33m and covers a distance of around 501 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 23m. Operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, Südostbahn and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Venice to Luthern train service departs from Venezia S. Lucia and arrives in Luzern. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 33m
Fastest train time:
6h 23m
Train distance:
501 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
SFr 122
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
17:18
Last train departs at:
17:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Venice to Luthern train schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Luthern is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Luthern is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Luthern is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Venice to Luthern is to bus, which costs €25 - €31 and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Luthern is to drive which costs €60 - €95 and takes 5h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice Tronchetto Train Station station and arriving at Lucerne Inselquai. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Luthern. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Luzern via Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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The distance between Venice and Luthern is 358 km. The road distance is 503.4 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Luthern without a car is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs €110 - €250.

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It takes approximately 6h 8m to get from Venice to Luthern, including transfers.

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Venice to Luthern bus services, operated by ExpressBus, depart from Venice Tronchetto Train Station.

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Venice to Luthern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Luthern is to train which takes 6h 8m and costs €110 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €25 - €31 and takes 6h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Luthern.
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  • Distance: 357.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 8m

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

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Venezia S. Lucia to Arth-Goldau once daily. Tickets cost SFr 100 - SFr 240 and the journey takes 5h 24m. Alternatively, ExpressBus operates a bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai once a week. Tickets cost SFr 40 - SFr 85 and the journey takes 6h 9m. FlixBus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 190
Flights from Venice to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 190
Flights from Venice to Basel via Brindisi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 190
Flights from Venice to Basel via Olbia
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Venice to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 280
Train operators
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 Venezia S. Lucia to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 240
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
1st Class
SFr 170 - SFr 240
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 85
Website
ExpressBus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice to Luzern
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Venice to Luthern bus services, operated by ExpressBus, arrive at Lucerne Inselquai station.

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Venice to Luthern train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Arth-Goldau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Luthern is 503 km. It takes approximately 5h to drive from Venice to Luthern.

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Swiss offers flights from Venice Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Venice to Luthern train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Venice to Luthern bus tickets online with Omio, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Luthern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs €8 - €11.

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