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 $ 54 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 54.
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Of the 1 buses 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 buses cover the 189 km distance in an average of 3 h 20 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 20 m .
The slowest buses will take 3 h 20 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.
|Distance||117 miles (188 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$24 (€20)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Baltour or RegioJet|
Buses from Milan to Lucerne cover the 117 miles (188 km) long route taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Marino Autolinee, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Baltour or RegioJet. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Find the best buses between Milan and Lucerne with Omio's travel partners Student Agency and FlixBus from $18 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next bus between Milan and Lucerne: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.
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There are about two buses from Milan to Lucerne on a weekly basis during the summer and ending in mid-August. Both buses travel to Lucerne from Milan on Sunday afternoons and both are direct transport without the need for transfer. The duration of travel for both bus lines is about 3h 40min long. Once you have arrived in Lucerne, there are many things to see and do such as take a stroll around old town Lucerne, see historical bridges over the famous Lucerne lake, or visit the many shops and sights the city has to offer.
If you decide to travel by bus from Milan to Lucerne, the journey takes about 3h 40min. Since both buses from Milan to Lucerne do not require a transfer during their journeys, you can be fairly certain of your time of arrival in Lucerne.
Buses from Milan to Lucerne travel once a week on Sundays and only during the summertime. Both buses leave Milan on Sunday afternoon at approximately 4:00 p.m. and arrive in Lucerne around 8:00 p.m. In August, there is only one bus company that provides this route, but in mid-August, they also stop running from Milan to Lucerne.
Departure bus station: Buses from Milan to Lucerne When leaving Milan by bus, you will always leave from Lampugnano station. The Lampugnano station is right next to the metro station on the M1 line. You can take the metro or one city bus to get to Lampugnano bus station, both take about 40-60min so make sure you leave plenty of time before the bus departure time. The station offers a waiting area and bar with free Wi-Fi. There is also a ticketing office if you decide to purchase the ticket on arrival otherwise, you can pre-purchase online.
Arrival bus station: In Lucerne, your bus will arrive at Inseli bus station. This small station has bathroom facilities and a cafe, and the area around the station is filled with hotel and dining options. There are city bus stops near the station, but getting to the city center only takes a few minutes on foot.
There are two bus companies to choose from when deciding on buses from Milan to Lucerne; Eurolines and RegioJet. Both depart on the same day, Sunday, and at the same exact around the same time. The main difference between these bus companies is that RegioJet stops its direct bus transport from Milan to Lucerne at the end of July, while Eurolines continues to operate. Other than that, both buses from Milan to Lucerne cost about the same and depart and arrive at the around same time.
Eurolines offers a once-a-week direct journey from Milan to Lucerne. The bus leaves at around 4:00 p.m. and arrives in Lucerne close to 8:00 p.m. This makes the total duration of the journey around 3h 40min long. Tickets are only for the bus you choose, whether online or at the bus station. If you want to change your bus, you have to do so 48h before to get a semi refundable ticket for a 25% fee or over 24h to get a refund with a 50% fee.
RegioJet does offer a bus line from Milan to Lucerne around 4:00 p.m. once a week. Every Sunday in the afternoon, RegioJet leaves Milan and travels direct to Lucerne, arriving around 8:00 p.m. The total duration of the journey is about 3h 40min barring there are no major traffic delays or accidents. The ticket for RegioJet’s journey can be purchased online or at the ticketing booth and the ticket is only good for the bus you have chosen. You can get a refund on your ticket if you cancel an hour before your departure time with a 10% fee. After an hour, there is no refund for the ticket and you will have to purchase a new one. For passengers needing wheelchair assistance, they must bring their own accompaniment, but the wheelchair will be transported free of charge.
The Euroline buses are equipped with space for your luggage and sufficient legroom. The bus also includes audio/video entertainment unless there are technical difficulties during the trip. Movies and entertainment are shown in the language of the departure city, so in this case, most likely Italian. On rare occasions, the movie or entertainment will be played in the language of the arrival city, so in the case again, Swiss. Normally, there isn’t a meal service, but the bus will make stops for passengers to get a bite to eat, but there are soft drinks and coffee offered on the bus. Normal luggage allowance is pieces per person and limited to 88 pounds (40 kg). The carrying of bicycles or pets is not allowed on international bus travel. The only exception is service dogs accompanying visually impaired passengers, but the passenger must have proper identification. Onboard RegioJet passengers can enjoy free hot drinks like coffee and hot chocolate self-service. There are also magazines and newspapers free to enjoy during the journey. The buses are also equipped with complimentary entertainment equipment where you can watch movies, TV series, or listen to music or play games featured on the LCD display. From this display, you can also follow your progress throughout the journey. You can also enjoy free Wi-Fi for the entirety of your journey as well as complimentary headphones if needed. Luggage allowance is two pieces per person and the larger luggage piece cannot exceed 66 pounds (30 kg). If you want to take your bike on the journey, you must notify RegioJet when you are booking your ticket. Although animals are allowed on specific international bus lines, this line does not allow pets unless the pet is used for guiding or assistance. Both the animal and the passenger will need proper identification to board the bus.
Travel between Milan, Italy and Lucerne, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lucerne from Milan as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Milan from Lucerne.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the bus station to the city center in Lucerne.
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