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

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

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne Ouibus

$6 - $10

3 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB 75 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$48 - $85

Train Südostbahn  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kreuzlingen to Wattwil 8
  2. Take the train from Wattwil to Luzern 2-Y

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Konstanz to Lucerne 75.5 miles

$15 - $23

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

You can take a bus from Konstanz to Lucerne via Zurich in around 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Konstanz to Lucerne via Zürich HB in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Kreuzlingen to Wattwil
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Wattwil to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
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

The distance between Konstanz and Lucerne is 94 km. The road distance is 121 km.

The cheapest way to get from Konstanz to Lucerne is to bus which costs 5€ - 9€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Konstanz to Lucerne is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 13€ - 20€.

No, there is no direct train from Konstanz to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Konstanz and arriving at Luzern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Konstanz to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz and arriving at Lucerne via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Konstanz to Lucerne, including transfers.