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Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lucerne to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
SBB
08:30AM1h15
Lucerne station
09:45AMBasel SBB
$351One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
08:54AM1h02
Lucerne station
09:56AMBasel SBB
$351One-way
0 transfers
SBB
08:05AM1h27
Lucerne station
09:32AMBasel SBB
$371One-way
1 transfer
SBB
09:05AM1h27
Lucerne station
10:32AMBasel SBB
$431One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:35AM1h38
Lucerne station
10:13AMBasel SBB
$451One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Lucerne to Basel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 16
SBB
08:05AM1h27
Lucerne station
09:32AMBasel SBB
1 transfer
SBB
08:30AM1h15
Lucerne station
09:45AMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SBB
08:35AM1h38
Lucerne station
10:13AMBasel SBB
2 transfers
SBB
08:54AM1h02
Lucerne station
09:56AMBasel SBB
0 transfers
SBB
09:05AM1h27
Lucerne station
10:32AMBasel SBB
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Lucerne to Basel

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Fastest Journey

1 h 2 m

Average

1 h 21 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

79 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Lucerne for Basel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SBB
08:54AM1h02
Lucerne station
09:56AMBasel SBB
$351One-way
0 transfers
SBB
08:30AM1h15
Lucerne station
09:45AMBasel SBB
$351One-way
0 transfers
SBB
09:05AM1h27
Lucerne station
10:32AMBasel SBB
$431One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:05AM1h27
Lucerne station
09:32AMBasel SBB
$371One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:35AM1h38
Lucerne station
10:13AMBasel SBB
$451One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Lucerne to Basel

distanceDistance49 miles (79 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€36)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Lucerne to Basel cover the 49 miles (79 km) long route taking on average 1 h 2 min with our travel partners like SBB. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $41 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Lucerne and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train companies: SBB from Lucerne to Basel trains

SBB trains will get you between Lucerne and Basel from $13 (€11). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Lucerne to Basel. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

Train information from Lucerne to Basel with SBB:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 2 min
  • Cheapest Price: $13

Train tickets from Lucerne to Basel: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 10 €
2 weeks earlier 10 €0%
3 weeks earlier 10 €0%
1 month before 9 €11%
2 months earlier 9 €11%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Lucerne - Basel. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Lucerne - Basel 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 0% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Lucerne - Basel with 2 months in advance you save up to about 11% compared to the initial price.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Lucerne to Basel

FAQs: Travel by train from Lucerne to Basel 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 Lucerne to Basel.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Basel can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lucerne to Basel is $41 (€36); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lucerne to Basel train travel time is 1 h 2 min   for the 49 mile (79 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lucerne to Basel leaves at 6: 05 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lucerne to Basel leaves at 10: 05 PM.
When taking a train from Lucerne to Basel, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Basel. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Lucerne to Basel and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 05 PM.

When departing from Lucerne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Lucerne, Lucerne Allmend/Messe and Luzern Verkehrshaus. When arriving in Basel, you can end your trip in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lucerne, which is located around 0.3 miles (526 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Basel from Lucerne is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 2 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Lucerne to Basel by train is January.
You have options as you can travel to Basel from Lucerne 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Lucerne and Basel

Lucerne
Basel
Lucerne is the most popular Lucerne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lucerne for your trip to Basel.
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