There are 4 ways to get from Verona to Lucerne by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Verona to Luzern 417

$23 - $40

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Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Arth-Goldau Ec

$73 - $106

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Verona to Lucerne 249.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$83 - $347

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Verona and arriving at Luzern. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Verona to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Verona Porta Nuova and arriving at Luzern via Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 24 min.

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The distance between Verona and Lucerne is 274 km. The road distance is 399.1 km.

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The best way to get from Verona to Lucerne without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Verona to Luzern takes 5 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Verona to Lucerne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Verona Porta Nuova station.

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The best way to get from Verona to Lucerne is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 24 min.

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There is no direct flight from Verona Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Verona to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern station.

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Map of how to get from Verona to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 171 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Verona to Lucerne once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Verona to Lucerne once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 4 h 37 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Verona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Verona to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Verona to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Verona to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Verona to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona to Luzern
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Verona to Lucerne is 399 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Verona to Lucerne.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Alitalia and four other airlines offer flights from Verona Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Verona to Lucerne bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Verona to Verona Airport is to line 199 shuttle which takes 15 min and costs .

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