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There are 4 ways to get from Brig to Lucerne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brig to Bern 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Luzern 15

$67 - $121

Cheapest option

Train via Interlaken Ost  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Brig to Spiez 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470

$61 - $106

2 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt 6-Y / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Göschenen, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal 1

$73 - $133

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Brig to Lucerne 197.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Brig to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brig to Lucerne is to train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brig to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Brig and arriving at Luzern via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Brig and Lucerne is 85 km. The road distance is 315.4 km.

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The best way to get from Brig to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Brig to Lucerne, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brig to Lucerne is 315 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Brig to Lucerne.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brig to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Brig, Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Brig to Lucerne via Bern in around 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $80
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Göschenen, Bahnhof to Altdorf UR, Telldenkmal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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