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from Bern to Lucerne

You can get from Bern to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bern to Lucerne on Sep 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10AMBern1h30 09:40AMLucerne
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$111One-way
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08:10AMBern1h30 09:40AMLucerne
0 changes
$111One-way

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Tue
Sep 28
$34SBB
Wed
Sep 29
$23SBB
Thu
Sep 30
$23SBB
Fri
Oct 1
$26SBB
Sat
Oct 2
$37SBB
Sun
Oct 3
$24SBB
Mon
Oct 4
$21SBB
Tue
Oct 5
$22SBB
Wed
Oct 6
$22SBB
Thu
Oct 7
$21SBB
Fri
Oct 8
$26SBB
Sat
Oct 9
$34SBB
Sun
Oct 10
$21SBB
Mon
Oct 11
$21SBB
Tue
Oct 12
$26SBB
Wed
Oct 13
$23SBB
Thu
Oct 14
$21SBB
Fri
Oct 15
$22SBB
Sat
Oct 16
$34SBB

Travel Information between Bern and Lucerne

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€16) • 1 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 41 miles (66 km) by train from Bern to Lucerne. SBB is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Bern to Lucerne.

How to get from Bern to Lucerne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Bern to Lucerne, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Bern to Lucerne and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I reach Lucerne from Bern?

Travel Bern to Lucerne by train.

What is the quickest way to get from Bern to Lucerne?

A train is the fastest way to get to Lucerne from Bern with an average travel time for this route around 1 h 1 min.

How many miles from Bern to Lucerne would I travel?

The distance from Bern to Lucerne is approximately 41 miles (66 km).

How many services a day are there between Bern and Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Bern to Lucerne is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bern and Lucerne as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Lucerne from Bern, what are the departure and arrival points in Bern and Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bern to Lucerne:

    Which travel companies can get me from Bern to Lucerne?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bern to Lucerne, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

    • SBB can get you to Lucerne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SBB from Bern to Lucerne for $20 (€16) on Omio.
    What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bern to Lucerne?
    Many of our customers traveling from Bern to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lucerne are Zurich, Milan or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!
    When should I purchase a ticket from Bern to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from Bern to Lucerne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A train ticket is costing on average $20 (€16) one way for this route.

    But we recommend booking Bern to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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