There are 10 ways to get from Angoulême to Lucerne by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...

SFr 200 - SFr 280

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Bus, night bus  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Angoulême, Angoulême to Metz K780
  2. Take the night bus from Metz to Luzern N836

SFr 60 - SFr 73

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Train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb Ter
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...

SFr 186 - SFr 292

Bus  •  19h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Zürich
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Luzern 506 / ...

SFr 93 - SFr 136

Drive  •  8h 50m

  1. Drive from Angoulême to Lucerne 850.6 km

SFr 110 - SFr 160

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Zurich (ZRH) BOD - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

SFr 116 - SFr 291

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Basel, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Basel (BSL) BOD - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

SFr 98 - SFr 311

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Strasbourg (SXB) BOD - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

SFr 107 - SFr 465

Train to Bordeaux, fly to Geneva, train  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
  2. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Geneva (GVA) BOD - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

SFr 145 - SFr 406

Bus to Limoges, fly to Zurich, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from ANGOULEME Gare SNCF to Limoges - Ciel
  2. Fly from Limoges (LIG) to Zurich (ZRH) LIG - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

SFr 167 - SFr 412

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The cheapest way to get from Angoulême to Lucerne is to bus and night bus which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 16h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Angoulême to Lucerne is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Angoulême to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Angouleme-Cathedrale and arriving at Luzern via Angoulême, Angoulême and Metz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Angoulême to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Angouleme and arriving at Luzern via Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Gare De Lyon and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 21m.

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The distance between Angoulême and Lucerne is 645 km. The road distance is 850.6 km.

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The best way to get from Angoulême to Lucerne without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 21m and costs 180€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from Angoulême to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Angoulême to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Angoulême, Angoulême station.

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Angoulême to Lucerne train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Angouleme station.

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The best way to get from Angoulême to Lucerne is to train via Paris which takes 8h 21m and costs 180€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 19h 59m.

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  • Distance: 644.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between Angoulême, France and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Angoulême to Lucerne via Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Paris Gare De Lyon, Basel Sbb, and Basel SBB in around 8h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Angoulême to Lucerne via Angoulême - Gare SNCF, Angoulême, Bordeaux City Centre, and Zurich in around 19h 59m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 260
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 270
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 600
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 2500
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 410
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 440
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 340
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Paris Orly, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 800
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Lyon, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Lyon, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 340
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via London Stansted, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 240
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 260
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 230
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 2500
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Lyon, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Lyon, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 390
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via London Stansted, Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 490
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Limoges to Zurich via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 430
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Angouleme to Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 75 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 100
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
Train from Angouleme to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 130 - SFr 160
1st Class
SFr 160 - SFr 190
Train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 36 - SFr 41
1st Class
SFr 31 - SFr 36
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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 Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 38 - SFr 40
Train from Angouleme to Bordeaux St Jean
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 23
1st Class
SFr 31 - SFr 32
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Angoulême, Angoulême to Metz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Metz to Luzern
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Luzern
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Blablabus
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Angoulême to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bordeaux City Centre to Zürich
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
alsa.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Lucerne, Inseli Park
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Website
RegioJet
Région Nouvelle Aquitaine
Phone
05 44 00 10 63
Website
moohv87.fr
Bus from ANGOULEME Gare SNCF to Limoges - Ciel
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 3
Website
Région Nouvelle Aquitaine

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Angoulême to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Angoulême to Lucerne is 851 km. It takes approximately 8h 50m to drive from Angoulême to Lucerne.

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Swiss and Air France offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 441+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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