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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 Sep 17 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:05AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano3h20 10:25AMLuzern, Inseli Park
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$601One-way
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07:05AMMilano, Autostazione Lampugnano3h20 10:25AMLuzern, Inseli Park
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$601One-way
Other options
08:43AMMilan Centrale3h38 12:21PMLuzern Bhf
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$781One-way
07:05AMMilan Centrale3h36 10:41AMLuzern Bhf
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$791One-way
08:10AMMilan Centrale3h31 11:41AMLuzern Bhf
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$861One-way

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Thu
Sep 16
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$35Flixbus
$224Vueling
Fri
Sep 17
$86Trenitalia
$22Flixbus
$247Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 18
$86Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
$154Swiss
Sun
Sep 19
$61Trenitalia
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$247Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 20
$61Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
$242Swiss
Tue
Sep 21
$44Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
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Wed
Sep 22
$61Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
$154Swiss
Thu
Sep 23
$52Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
$154Swiss
Fri
Sep 24
$52Trenitalia
$60Marino Autolinee
$154Swiss
Sat
Sep 25
$52Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
$131tab
Sun
Sep 26
$44Trenitalia
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$109Swiss
Mon
Sep 27
$44Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
$109Swiss
Tue
Sep 28
$44Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
$107Vueling
Wed
Sep 29
$44Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
$109Swiss
Thu
Sep 30
$52Trenitalia
$29Flixbus
$109Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
$52Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
$131tab
Sat
Oct 2
$44Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
$109Swiss
Sun
Oct 3
$44Trenitalia
$19STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$72Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
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$87Swiss
Tue
Oct 5
$44Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
$72tab
Wed
Oct 6
$44Trenitalia
$25Flixbus
$109Swiss

Travel Information from Milan to Lucerne

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $479
cheapestCheapest modeBus • () • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 117 miles (188 km) by flight, bus or train between Milan and Lucerne. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about (). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Milan to Lucerne.

How to get from Milan to Lucerne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Lucerne, 61,49% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Milan to Lucerne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

All travelers in Switzerland 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 9/13/21; 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 between Milan and Lucerne.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Milan, Italy from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 9/15/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Milan from Lucerne.

What are the ways to get from Milan to Lucerne?

There are 3 ways to travel from Milan to Lucerne including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Milan and Lucerne is by taking a bus with an average price of ().

This is compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A bus is $459 (€366) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Milan to Lucerne costing on average $479 (€382).

A bus is generally $41 (€33) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $61 (€49) from Milan to Lucerne.

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

The fastest way from Milan to Lucerne is by travel with an average journey time of 0 h 0 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by flight can take on average 1 h.

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 20 min   of travel time.

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

How far is Lucerne from Milan?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Milan to Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lucerne is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Lucerne from Milan, what are the departure and arrival points in Milan and Lucerne?

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

  • Buses from Milan to Lucerne most often leave from Milan, Stazione Centrale and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel operators can get me to Lucerne from Milan?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Milan to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $479 (€382).
  • Flixbus can get you to Lucerne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Milan to Lucerne for $20 (€16) on Omio.
  • Trenitalia can take you to Lucerne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Trenitalia from Milan to Lucerne for $61 (€49).
Is it possible to travel directly from Milan to Lucerne?

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

  • You'll find 7 direct trains per day with Trenitalia.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Milan to Lucerne?
Looking to extend your trip from Milan to Lucerne? Many Omio customers who go from Milan to Lucerne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Basel. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Paris or Basel from Lucerne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I book a ticket from Milan to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $479 (€382) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $61 (€49) one way for this trip.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lucerne
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
Amenities

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