There are 5 ways to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Basel SBB  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$82 - $139

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Baden-Baden to Freiburg N14
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Zurich 107 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne

$18 - $31

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$95 - $163

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Baden-Baden to Lucerne 165.5 miles

$35 - $55

Bus, fly, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$92 - $279

What companies run services between Baden-Baden, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Baden-Baden to Lucerne via Basel SBB in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baden-Baden to Lucerne via Baden-Baden Bahnhof, Baden-Baden, Freiburg, and Zurich in around 7 h 4 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Baden-Baden to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Baden-Baden to Lucerne?

The distance between Baden-Baden and Lucerne is 190 km. The road distance is 265 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne is to bus which costs 14€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne?

The quickest way to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs 28€ - 45€.

Is there a direct train between Baden-Baden and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct train from Baden-Baden to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Baden-Baden and arriving at Luzern via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

Is there a direct bus between Baden-Baden and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct bus from Baden-Baden to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from BAD Kurhaus Kolonnaden and arriving at Lucerne via Baden-Baden, Freiburg and Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

How long does it take to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne?

It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Baden-Baden to Lucerne, including transfers.