How to get from Berlin to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Berlin to Lucerne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||440 miles (710 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$94 - $233|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $94 (€81) • 10 h 38 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $94 (€81) • 10 h 38 min|
|Popular travel companies||Air France Hop or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight or train to travel 440 miles (710 km) from Berlin to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $94 (€81). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air France Hop or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Berlin to Lucerne.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $40 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Lucerne travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Berlin and Lucerne.
You can get between Berlin and Lucerne 2 different ways: flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Lucerne is a train with an average price of $94 (€81).
This is compared to other travel options from Berlin to Lucerne:
Taking a train costs $139 (€119) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $233 (€200) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Lucerne is by train, which takes on average 10 h 38 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Taking a flight requires on average 18 h 20 min of travel time.
The distance is approximately 440 miles (710 km) from Berlin to Lucerne.
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Lucerne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Berlin and Lucerne as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Lucerne:
The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Lucerne:
Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Lucerne with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Lucerne tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
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