Duration 10h 16m
Distance 908.9 km
Average price 180€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lucerne and Hamburg takes 10h 16m and the fastest train takes 8h 50m. The train service runs several times per day from Lucerne to Hamburg. 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. Luzern
  2. Zuerich Hb
  3. Hamburg
9h 28m
171€ - 257€

Lucerne to Hamburg train times

Trains run every four hours between Lucerne and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 07:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Lucerne is at 23:35 which arrives into Hamburg at 14:00. All services require a transfer at Zürich HB and take an average of 10h 16m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lucerne to Hamburg? 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 Lucerne to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 28m.

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The distance between Lucerne and Hamburg is 736 km. The road distance is 908.9 km.

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

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Lucerne to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Dammtor station.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at 54€ per night.

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What companies run services between Lucerne and Hamburg?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Hamburg via Zürich HB and Zuerich Hb in around 9h 28m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
46 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 40€

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