How to travel from Lucerne to Hamburg

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Travel Information from Lucerne to Hamburg

distanceDistance456 miles (735 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$32 - $104
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 15 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $104 (€90) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 456 miles (735 km) to Hamburg from Lucerne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lucerne to Hamburg.

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How to get from Lucerne to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Lucerne to Hamburg is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best journey between Lucerne and Hamburg with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, SWISS and Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel 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 travel from Lucerne to Hamburg. DB uses different types of travel 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 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 to Hamburg from Lucerne.

        FAQs: Travel from Lucerne to Hamburg

        FAQs: Travel to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.

        There are 3 travel options between Lucerne and Hamburg. You can take a bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Lucerne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€28).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Lucerne to Hamburg:

        A bus is $72 (€62) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $104 (€90) from Lucerne to Hamburg.

        Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $35 (€30).

        The fastest way from Lucerne to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 40 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 15 h 25 min of travel time.

        Getting to Hamburg by train takes 7 h 42 min on average.

        The Lucerne to Hamburg distance is around 456 miles (735 km).

        The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Hamburg is:

        • 2 buses per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Lucerne, Train station and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof.
        • Trains most often depart from Lucerne at Lucerne and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.

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

        • You can travel by bus from Lucerne to Hamburg with FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Lucerne to Hamburg tickets for $32 (€28) on Omio.
        • You can travel by plane to Hamburg from Lucerne with easyJet, SWISS, Eurowings, airmax, Air Dolomiti, Air France or Edelweiss Air, and you can find Air Dolomiti Lucerne to Hamburg tickets for $142 (€123) on Omio.
        • You can travel by train to Hamburg from Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Lucerne to Hamburg tickets for $35 (€30) on Omio.

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

        • Direct bus available with FlixBus 1 direct bus per day.

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

        Your trip from Lucerne to Hamburg doesn't have to end in Hamburg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm. If you’d like to add Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm to your Lucerne to Hamburg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Hamburg today!

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