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from Milan to Lucerne

You can get from Milan to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Milan to Lucerne on 20 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10Milan Centrale3h31 11:41Luzern Bhf
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£611One-way
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08:10Milan Centrale3h31 11:41Luzern Bhf
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Tue
19 Oct
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£25Flixbus
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Wed
20 Oct
£61Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
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Thu
21 Oct
£61Trenitalia
£17Flixbus
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Fri
22 Oct
£43Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
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Sat
23 Oct
£43Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
£93Swiss
Sun
24 Oct
£43Trenitalia
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Mon
25 Oct
£43Trenitalia
£16Flixbus
£93Swiss
Tue
26 Oct
£43Trenitalia
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Wed
27 Oct
£37Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
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Thu
28 Oct
£31Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
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Fri
29 Oct
£49Trenitalia
£38Marino Autolinee
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Sat
30 Oct
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£14Flixbus
£108Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£31Trenitalia
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Mon
1 Nov
£43Trenitalia
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Tue
2 Nov
£37Trenitalia
£18Flixbus
£62Swiss
Wed
3 Nov
£31Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
£51tab
Thu
4 Nov
£31Trenitalia
£20Flixbus
£51tab
Fri
5 Nov
£31Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
£51tab
Sat
6 Nov
£31Trenitalia
£14Flixbus
£51tab
Sun
7 Nov
£37Trenitalia
£13STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£51Swiss
Mon
8 Nov
£31Trenitalia
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Travel Information from Milan to Lucerne

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £339
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £339 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 117 miles (188 km) by flight, coach or train between Milan and Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Milan to Lucerne.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Milan, Italy to Lucerne, Switzerland?

Travel from Milan, Italy to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Milan restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne, Switzerland from Milan?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lucerne from Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Milan, Italy from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Milan, Italy from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Milan from Lucerne?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Milan, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Milan from Lucerne here.

How do I go from Milan to Lucerne?

There are 3 ways to get from Milan to Lucerne: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Milan to Lucerne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Milan to Lucerne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A coach is generally £325 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £339 from Milan to Lucerne.

A coach is £29 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Milan to Lucerne costing on average £43.

What is the fastest way to get from Milan to Lucerne?

The fastest way from Milan to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Milan and Lucerne can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by coach can take on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 31 min   of travel time.

How far is Lucerne from Milan?

Lucerne is approximately 117 miles (188 km) away from Milan.

How many services a day are there from Milan to Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lucerne is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Milan and Lucerne as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Milan to Lucerne:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Milan to Lucerne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Milan to Lucerne:

  • You can go to Lucerne from Milan by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £339 with Lufthansa Cityline from Milan to Lucerne on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Milan to Lucerne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £14 with Flixbus from Milan to Lucerne.
  • You can take a train from Milan to Lucerne with Trenitalia. Cheap tickets can be found for £43 with Trenitalia from Milan to Lucerne.
Is it possible to travel directly between Milan and Lucerne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Milan to Lucerne with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Trenitalia.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Milan to Lucerne.

Where should I go next after I travel from Milan to Lucerne?
Omio customers who travel from Milan to Lucerne often also extend their holiday to go to Zurich, Paris or Basel. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lucerne and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Milan and Lucerne online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Milan to Lucerne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £339 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £14 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £43 one way.

But we recommend booking Milan to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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