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from Rome to Lucerne

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

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To get from Rome to Lucerne on Aug 6 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:20AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h40 10:00AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$1141One-way
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08:20AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h40 10:00AMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$1141One-way
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08:45AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h35 10:20AMZurich Airport
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$3051One-way
08:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport1h30 09:50PMZurich Airport
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$3271One-way
11:27PMRome Tiburtina12h14 11:41AMLuzern Bhf
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$1741One-way

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Travel Information from Rome to Lucerne

distanceDistance410 miles (661 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$87 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $87 (€69) • 12 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€125) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTAP Portugal or Flixbus

Travel 410 miles (661 km) by flight or bus from Rome to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $87 (€69). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are TAP Portugal or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Lucerne.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Lucerne, Switzerland from Rome, Italy currently allowed?

Travel between Rome, Italy and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lucerne from Rome?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lucerne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 7/29/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lucerne from Rome.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Italy from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Rome, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Rome from Lucerne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rome from Lucerne?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rome, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 8/5/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rome from Lucerne closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Rome to Lucerne?

There are 2 travel options from Rome to Lucerne: flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Lucerne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $87 (€69) compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

Taking a bus is about $70 (€56) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $157 (€125) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Rome to Lucerne?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Lucerne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 50 min.

How far is it from Rome to Lucerne?

The distance is approximately 410 miles (661 km) from Rome to Lucerne.

Where do I depart from Rome? Where do I arrive in Lucerne?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Rome at Rome, Tiburtina Station and arrive in Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Rome to Lucerne?

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

  • TAP Portugal can take you to Lucerne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for TAP Portugal from Rome to Lucerne for $157 (€125).
  • Flixbus can get you to Lucerne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Rome to Lucerne for $87 (€69) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Rome to Lucerne ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Rome to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lucerne are Zurich, Milan or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Rome to Lucerne tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $157 (€125) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $87 (€69) one way.

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