The cheapest trains from Milan to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Cheapest

£61

Average

£61

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Milan to Lucerne will cost around £ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.

Cheapest
08:10Milan Centrale3h31 11:41Luzern Bhf
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£611One-way

Timetable Milan to Lucerne

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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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30 Oct
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31 Oct
£43Trenitalia
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1 Nov
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2 Nov
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3 Nov
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4 Nov
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5 Nov
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6 Nov
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7 Nov
£37Trenitalia
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£51Swiss
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8 Nov
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9 Nov
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10 Nov
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11 Nov
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12 Nov
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13 Nov
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14 Nov
£31Trenitalia
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15 Nov
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16 Nov
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The fastest trains from Milan to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 29 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 31 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

189 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Milan for Lucerne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 189 km distance in an average of 3 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 31 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 31 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:10Milan Centrale3h31 11:41Luzern Bhf
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£611One-way

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Train Information from Milan to Lucerne

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Lucerne cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 3 h 31 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £49, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £25.

Train companies

Trenitalia between Milan and Lucerne

Find the best trains between Milan and Lucerne with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia from £25. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Trenitalia

Find the perfect train between Milan and Lucerne with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. You can also apply Trenitalia discount cards on Omio at the time of purchase. The distance from Milan to Lucerne by train is 117 miles (188 km) and the cheapest price for a one-way ticket is { cheapest_price }}. Check out Trenitalia’s train timetable between Milan and Lucerne, compare the best prices for the route and book your cheap train ticket on Omio today!

Trenitalia is the main operator of train services in Italy, with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Milan to Lucerne
Travel by train to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Milan to Lucerne.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Milan, Italy to Lucerne, Switzerland?

Travel between Milan, Italy and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 23/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Milan and Lucerne before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Milan, Italy from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Milan, Italy from Lucerne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Milan from Lucerne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Lucerne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 27/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Milan from Lucerne closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains to Lucerne from Milan cost?
You can find a cheap train from Milan to Lucerne for some dates and times for as low as £25  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Milan to Lucerne?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Milan to Lucerne train prices are on average £49  one way.
How many miles is it from Milan to Lucerne by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Lucerne from Milan via train to be approximately 117 miles (188 km).
How long does it take from Milan to Lucerne by train?
While the time it takes to travel 117 miles (188 km) to Lucerne from Milan can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Milan to Lucerne is on average 3 h 31 min.
Which train companies can take me between Milan and Lucerne?
For the journey from Milan to Lucerne you can take a train with Trenitalia. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Lucerne from Milan on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Milan and Lucerne a day?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Milan to Lucerne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Milan to Lucerne? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Milan to Lucerne train departs at 06: 10   and the last train from Milan to Lucerne leaves at 07: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Milan to Lucerne train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book train tickets to Lucerne from Milan to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Milan to Lucerne is on average £49 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Milan to Lucerne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Milan is Milano Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Milano Centrale for your trip to Lucerne from Milan.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Connections to/from station
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8