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Trip Paris Lucerne

Plan your trip by plane, train, carpooling, bus from Paris to Lucerne

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How to get from Paris to Lucerne?

We are suggesting 7 routes by plane, train, carpooling, bus to plan your trip Paris Lucerne. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Paris Lucerne

For your trip from Paris (Île-de-France, France) to Lucerne (Switzerland) with a distance of 303 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining bus, carpooling, train and/or plane, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Paris to Lucerne without changing trains but some trains run on lines Paris-Zurich and Zurich-Lucerne allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains TGV Lyria of TGV Lyria to Zurich leave from Paris-Gare-de-Lyon railway station in Paris. Arrival in Zurich will take place at Zurich HB station (0.6 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Zurich where the train InterRegio (IR) operated by SBB CFF FFS leave for Lucerne.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Lucerne from Paris. You can take the flight Paris-Zurich and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Paris and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport, 14.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Zurich (Zurich airport, IATA code: ZRH) operated by Swiss International Airlines or Vueling Airlines.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Paris Lucerne only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Paris-Zurich.
You will board a coach of FlixBus in Paris. The bus will drop you off at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich, Switzerland). Please make sure to show up on time at Paris Quai de Bercy bus station (1.9 mi from Paris) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Zurich.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Paris-Zurich will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Paris and Lucerne?

Bus companies
The bus company Isilines operates the intercity service from the bus station of Paris Galliéni in Paris and to the one of Mulhouse-Bâle aéroport (Euroairport) ( Switzerland)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Paris (serving Paris Quai de Bercy bus station at 1.9 mi from centre) and the city of Zurich where the coach will drop you off at Zurich station situated at about 1.2 mi from Zurich city centre.
Railway companies
SBB CFF FFS provides a rail connection Zurich-Lucerne with the train InterRegio (IR) from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Luzern at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line from Paris to Basel with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Paris-Gare-de-Lyon station to arrive at Basel SBB railway station ( Switzerland)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Paris-Zurich (303.9 mi)
Airlines
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of Paris to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Vueling Airlines flies on the route from Paris Orly ORY airport (located 9.3 mi from Paris, France) to Zurich (serving Zurich ZRH airport)

Stop cities from Paris or cities to visit near Lucerne

When travelling from Lucerne to Paris by bus, carpooling, train, plane, you might have to change at Zurich located at 25 mi from Lucerne, Basel 49 mi away from Lucerne (Switzerland). If you have some time on your way to Lucerne or back to Paris, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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