Travel options
from Lucerne to Florence

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

Our recommendation

To get from Lucerne to Florence on Oct 16 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:18PMLuzern Bhf5h46 06:04PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1541One-way
Cheapest
04:30PMLuzern, Inseli Park9h00 01:30AMFlorence
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$1131One-way
Other options
12:18PMLuzern Bhf11h32 11:50PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella
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$1381One-way
07:40AMZurich Airport1h15 08:55AMFlorence Peretola Airport
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$4651One-way
12:10PMZurich Airport1h15 01:25PMFlorence Peretola Airport
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$4651One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
$138Trenitalia
$55Flixbus
$465tab
Mon
Oct 18
$87Trenitalia
$45Flixbus
$381Swiss
Wed
Oct 20
$68Trenitalia
$41Flixbus
$352tab
Thu
Oct 21
$68Trenitalia
$28Flixbus
$193Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 22
$130Trenitalia
$41Flixbus
$441Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 23
$80Trenitalia
$41Flixbus
$186Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$68Trenitalia
$30Flixbus
$166Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
$68Trenitalia
$42Flixbus
$186Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information to Florence from Lucerne

distanceDistance267 miles (431 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$56 - $229
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $56 (€46) • 9 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $229 (€187) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiestab, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 267 miles (431 km) by flight, bus or train to Florence from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $56 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are tab, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Florence.

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

International travel from Lucerne, Switzerland to Florence, Italy is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence if traveling from Lucerne?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Florence, Italy due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Italy must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Lucerne to Florence.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Florence, Italy due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland 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 10/15/21. 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 Lucerne from Florence here.

How do I travel from Lucerne to Florence?

You can travel from Lucerne to Florence 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Florence?

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Florence is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $56 (€46) compared to other travel options to Florence:

Taking a bus is about $173 (€141) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $229 (€187) for this trip.

Taking a bus is about $78 (€64) less than taking a train, which costs on average $135 (€110) for this trip.

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

The quickest way to travel from Lucerne to Florence is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 10 min   on average.

How many miles from Lucerne to Florence would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 267 miles (431 km) between Lucerne and Florence.

When traveling between Lucerne and Florence, where do I depart from Lucerne and where do I arrive in Florence?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Lucerne to Florence:

  • Buses from Lucerne to Florence most often leave from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1.
Which travel operators can get me to Florence from Lucerne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lucerne to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Tab can take you to Florence by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for tab from Lucerne to Florence for $229 (€187).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Florence by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lucerne to Florence tickets on Omio for $56 (€46).
  • Trenitalia can take you to Florence by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Trenitalia from Lucerne to Florence for $135 (€110).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Lucerne to Florence ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Lucerne to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Florence are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Lucerne to Florence tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lucerne to Florence, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $229 (€187) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $56 (€46) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $135 (€110) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lucerne to Florence online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey