How to get from Milan to Lucerne

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from Milan to Lucerne

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

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To get from Milan to Lucerne on 11 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:43Milan Centrale3h38 12:21Luzern Bhf
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£601One-way
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08:10Milan Centrale3h31 11:41Luzern Bhf
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10:05Milan Porta Garibaldi3h36 13:41Luzern Bhf
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06:43Milan Centrale3h38 10:21Luzern Bhf
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Travel Information from Milan to Lucerne

distanceDistance117 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £487
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 3 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £487 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Trenitalia

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 117 miles between Milan and Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Swiss or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Milan to Lucerne.

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FAQs

International travel from Milan, Italy to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne if travelling from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 03/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lucerne from Milan.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 28/07/2022. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel between Milan and Lucerne including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Milan to Lucerne, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:

A coach is about £460 less than a flight, which costs on average £487 for this journey.

A coach is £33 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Milan to Lucerne costing on average £60.

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Milan is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 31 min   on average.

The Milan to Lucerne distance is approximately 117 miles.

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lucerne is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 9 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

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

  • You can travel between Milan and Lucerne by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £27 with Flixbus from Milan to Lucerne.
  • You can travel between Milan and Lucerne by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £487 with Swiss from Milan to Lucerne.
  • You can go to Lucerne from Milan by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £60 with Trenitalia from Milan to Lucerne on Omio.

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

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with.
  • You can travel directly by train with Trenitalia with 9 direct trains per day.

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 to Lucerne from Milan.

Many of our customers travelling from Milan to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Paris or Basel, either of which you could add to your Milan and Lucerne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £27 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £487 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £60 one way for this journey.

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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