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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for May 18

Cheapest

$80

Average

$135

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Lucerne will cost around $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 80.

Cheapest
04:37PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen15h18 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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$801One-way
Cheapest
04:37PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen15h28 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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$801One-way
09:28PMBerlin Hbf10h27 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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$871One-way
09:28PMBerlin Hbf10h37 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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$871One-way
08:54PMBerlin Hbf12h04 08:58AMLuzern Bhf
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$1321One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Lucerne

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12:20AMBerlin Hbf11h45 12:05PMLuzern Bhf
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04:32AMBerlin Hbf8h33 01:05PMLuzern Bhf
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06:01AMBerlin Hbf8h04 02:05PMLuzern Bhf
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06:31AMBerlin Hbf8h34 03:05PMLuzern Bhf
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07:46AMBerlin Hbf8h19 04:05PMLuzern Bhf
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08:31AMBerlin Hbf8h34 05:05PMLuzern Bhf
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09:46AMBerlin Hbf8h19 06:05PMLuzern Bhf
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10:31AMBerlin Hbf8h34 07:05PMLuzern Bhf
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11:46AMBerlin Hbf8h19 08:05PMLuzern Bhf
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12:31PMBerlin Hbf8h34 09:05PMLuzern Bhf
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01:46PMBerlin Hbf8h19 10:05PMLuzern Bhf
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02:31PMBerlin Hbf8h34 11:05PMLuzern Bhf
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03:28PMBerlin Hbf9h27 12:55AMLuzern Bhf
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03:37PMBerlin Hbf9h18 12:55AMLuzern Bhf
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04:31PMBerlin Hbf8h45 01:16AMLuzern Bhf
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04:37PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen15h18 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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04:37PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen15h28 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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05:28PMBerlin Hbf12h37 06:05AMLuzern Bhf
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05:46PMBerlin Hbf12h19 06:05AMLuzern Bhf
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08:54PMBerlin Hbf12h04 08:58AMLuzern Bhf
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf10h27 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf10h37 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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Wed
May 18
$80Deutsche Bahn with connection
$67Flixbus
Thu
May 19
$33Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Fri
May 20
$92Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
May 21
$69Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$103Deutsche Bahn
$67Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$63Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$63Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
May 25
$87Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
May 26
$56Deutsche Bahn
$66Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$63Deutsche Bahn
$51Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$79Deutsche Bahn with connection
$49Flixbus
Sun
May 29
$80Deutsche Bahn
$69Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
Wed
Jun 1
$63Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
Fri
Jun 3
$90Deutsche Bahn
$56STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sat
Jun 4
$29Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$63Deutsche Bahn
$55Flixbus

Fastest train times from Berlin to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for May 18

Fastest Journey

8 h 4 m

Average

10 h 2 m

Trains per day

22

Distance

710 km

It's difficult to get from Berlin to Lucerne without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:01AMBerlin Hbf8h04 02:05PMLuzern Bhf
2 changes
$1531One-way
01:46PMBerlin Hbf8h19 10:05PMLuzern Bhf
2 changes
$1361One-way
09:46AMBerlin Hbf8h19 06:05PMLuzern Bhf
2 changes
$1531One-way
07:46AMBerlin Hbf8h19 04:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$1531One-way
11:46AMBerlin Hbf8h19 08:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$1361One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Lucerne

distanceDistance440 miles (710 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Lucerne cover the 440 miles (710 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $33 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $72 (€64).

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Lucerne trains

For as little as $33 (€30) you can travel by train between Berlin and Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Lucerne from Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $33

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Berlin and Lucerne:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Lucerne

Travel by train to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Lucerne.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Berlin to Lucerne?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lucerne from Berlin before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Berlin from Lucerne?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lucerne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 5/16/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Berlin from Lucerne.

How much does a cheap train between Berlin and Lucerne cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Berlin and Lucerne for as low as $33 (€30)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Berlin to Lucerne?

The Berlin to Lucerne train ticket price is on average $72 (€64)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

What is the distance to Lucerne from Berlin by train?

You should expect to travel around 440 miles (710 km)  between Berlin and Lucerne by train.

How long is a train from Berlin to Lucerne on average?

On average the Berlin to Lucerne train time is 8 h 34 min  covering the 440 miles (710 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train providers should I travel with from Berlin to Lucerne?

If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Lucerne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Lucerne. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Berlin to Lucerne route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there from Berlin to Lucerne a day?

The average number of trains departing Berlin for Lucerne is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Berlin to Lucerne? When does the last train depart from Berlin to Lucerne?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Berlin at 4: 31 AM. The last train leaves from Berlin at 11: 38 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Berlin to Lucerne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Berlin to Lucerne to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Berlin to Lucerne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $72 (€64) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lucerne from Berlin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your journey between Berlin and Lucerne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7