There are 12 ways to get from Bruges to Lucerne by bus, train, 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.

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Bus, train  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$175 - $237

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern N836 / ...

$41 - $75

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Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$241 - $371

Train, bus  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Basel
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$87 - $151

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Lucerne 461.8 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$115 - $346

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$92 - $331

Train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$92 - $461

Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Strasbourg (SXB) LIL - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$137 - $493

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$126 - $364

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$123 - $382

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Basel  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$125 - $327

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Lucerne is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Lucerne is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Lucerne is 592 km. The road distance is 738.8 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Bruges to Lucerne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at Luzern via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Luzern via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bruges to Lucerne via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Lucerne via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 12 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $27
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $27
1st Class
$34 - $38
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Basel
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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