There are 4 ways to get from Lindau to Lucerne by train, bus, ferry 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

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Ec
  2. 70

$64 - $114

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 24 min

  1. 283 / ...
  2. 70

$30 - $57

2 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. 133-Y
  2. 2-Y

Drive  •  2 h 10 min

  1. 121 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lindau to Lucerne via Zürich HB in around 3 h 3 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
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
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lindau to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Lindau Hafen to Rorschach Hafen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lindau and Lucerne is 118 km. The road distance is 194 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lindau to Lucerne is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Lindau to Lucerne is to drive which takes 2 h 10 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Lindau Hbf and arriving at Luzern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Lindau to Lucerne, including transfers.