How to travel from Lucerne to Bern

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from Lucerne to Bern

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

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To get from Lucerne to Bern on Jun 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:57AMLuzern Bhf1h29 10:26AMBern, Bhf
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08:57AMLuzern Bhf1h29 10:26AMBern, Bhf
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09:00AMLuzern Bhf1h00 10:00AMBern, Bhf
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09:00AMLuzern Bhf1h14 10:14AMBern, Rathaus
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08:30AMLuzern Bhf1h26 09:56AMBern, Bhf
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Travel Information from Lucerne to Bern

distanceDistance41 miles (66 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $31 (€27) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 41 miles (66 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Lucerne to Bern. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lucerne to Bern.

How to get from Lucerne to Bern

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lucerne to Bern, 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 Lucerne to Bern 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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Travel Tips: Travel from Lucerne to Bern

Travel to Bern 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 Bern.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Lucerne to Bern. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Bern is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Bern:

Taking a flight is usually $11 (€10) less than taking a bus to Bern, which costs on average $11 (€10) for the same trip.

A flight is $1 (€1) less than a ferry for this route with tickets for a ferry from Lucerne to Bern costing on average $1 (€1).

Taking a flight is about $31 (€27) less than taking a train, which costs on average $31 (€27) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel between Lucerne and Bern is by train, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 21 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Bern by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Bern is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 71 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Lucerne to Bern as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and tend to arrive in Bern.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lucerne to Bern:

  • You can travel by train between Lucerne and Bern with SBB, and you can find SBB Lucerne to Bern tickets for $31 (€27) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Lucerne to Bern with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct train with SBB with 20 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bern as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lucerne and Bern.

Many of our customers traveling from Lucerne to Bern don't make Bern their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bern are Zurich, Paris or Geneva, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bern to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Lucerne to Bern, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets are costing on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $31 (€27) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lucerne to Bern online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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