Duration 10h 4m
Distance 908.3 km
Average price SFr 210
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin and Lucerne takes 10h 4m and the fastest train takes 9h 3m. The train service runs several times per day from Berlin to Lucerne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Basel SBB
  4. Lucerne
9h 2m
SFr 161 - SFr 377

Berlin to Lucerne train times

Trains run every four hours between Berlin Hbf and Lucerne. The service departs Berlin Hbf at 21:28 at night, which arrives into Lucerne at 08:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Berlin to Lucerne? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Luzern via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 2m.

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The distance between Berlin and Lucerne is 710 km. The road distance is 908.3 km.

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Berlin to Lucerne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin to Lucerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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There are 408+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at SFr 90 per night.

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What companies run services between Berlin and Lucerne?

You can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Lucerne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel Sbb, and Basel SBB in around 9h 2m.
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