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Buses from Milan to Lucerne

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Milan - Lucerne Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Milan to Lucerne. Traveling by bus from Milan to Lucerne usually takes around 3 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance117 mi (189 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price$23.94
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Milan to Lucerne?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Milan to Lucerne that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus33h 32m$37.35
Marino13h 20m$60.55
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 3 trips from Milan to Lucerne, and usually makes the trip in about 3 hours and 32 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Book Marino from Milan to Lucerne from $61. There are 1 Marino schedules from Milan to Lucerne and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Lucerne. In Milan, Marino departs to Lucerne from Lampugnano and no other station. In Lucerne, Marino arrives at Inseliquai and no other station.

    An average trip on Marino from Milan to Lucerne takes 3 hours and 20 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Lucerne in 3 hours and 10 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Milan to Lucerne during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 189 kilometers from Milan to Lucerne. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Lucerne. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Milan?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Milan to Lucerne, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Milan to Lucerne every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Milan to Lucerne without transferring.

City Information

Milan

The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.

For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.

Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Milan?

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Departure stations

The Lampugnano Bus Station is a major station in Milan. It is located on Via Giulio Natta, at the base of Monte Stella, and close to amenities such as coffee shops and restaurants. There is an indoor space to wait for your bus, but there is also outdoor seating under a wide covered area where buses board. The station is usually busy, as it welcomes many buses; FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, RegioJet, Union Ivkoni, and Itabus are just a few. Though the station is located northwest of Milan's city center in the Lampugnano district, it is easy to reach other areas thanks to the metro stop right next door to the bus station.

All bus stations in Milan:

  • Lampugnano

  • Lampugnano

Where does the bus arrive in Lucerne?

Arrival stations

All buses from Milan arrive at one main station in Lucerne.

Bus stations in Lucerne:

  • Inseliquai

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