Duration 1h 8m
Distance 97.2 km
Average price SFr 60
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Lucerne and Basel takes 1h 8m and the fastest train takes 1h 2m. There is an hourly train service from Lucerne to Basel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Luzern
  2. Basel
1h 15m
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SFr 30 - SFr 60

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Want to know about travelling from Lucerne to Basel? 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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Basel SBB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Lucerne and Basel is 79 km. The road distance is 97.2 km.

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Lucerne to Basel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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

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What companies run services between Lucerne and Basel?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Luzern to Basel SBB hourly. Tickets cost SFr 30 - SFr 60 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 80

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 80
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 29 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80

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