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

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Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Füssen to Buchloe Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to Zürich HB Ec
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$113 - $194

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Train via Lindau Hbf  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Füssen to Kaufbeuren Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Kaufbeuren to Lindau Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to St. Gallen Ec
  4. Take the train from St. Gallen to Luzern 2-Y

Bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Füssen, Füssen Pulverturm to Munich, Munich central bus station 163
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zürich to Lucerne

$139 - $206

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Füssen to Lucerne 181.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Füssen to Lucerne is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Füssen to Lucerne is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Füssen to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Füssen, Füssen Pulverturm and arriving at Lucerne via München ZOB and Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Füssen to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Füssen and arriving at Luzern via Buchloe and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Füssen and Lucerne is 189 km. The road distance is 290.2 km.

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The best way to get from Füssen to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Füssen to Lucerne, including transfers.

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

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Füssen to Lucerne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Füssen station.

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The best way to get from Füssen to Lucerne is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 95€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 9 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Füssen to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 118.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 55 min

What companies run services between Füssen, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Füssen to Lucerne via Buchloe and Zürich HB in around 6 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Füssen to Lucerne via Munich, Munich central bus station, München ZOB, Zürich, Sihlquai/HB, and Zürich in around 9 h 13 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Füssen to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Buchloe to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Füssen to Kaufbeuren
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaufbeuren to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Füssen, Füssen Pulverturm to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Zürich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Füssen to Lucerne bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lucerne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Füssen to Lucerne is 290 km. It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to drive from Füssen to Lucerne.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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