There are 8 ways to get from Lourdes to Lucerne by train, bus, 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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Train via Gare de l'Est  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$311 - $420

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Bus  •  21 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Luzern K188

$92 - $177

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Train  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau Ic
  2. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Luzern 15

$256 - $383

Bus, train  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarbes to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 26 / ...

$127 - $182

Drive  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lourdes to Lucerne 681.3 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Lourdes/Tarbes to Mulhouse, train  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Lourdes/Tarbes (LDE) to Mulhouse (MLH) LDE - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$140 - $575

Train to Toulouse, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
  2. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Basel (BSL) TLS - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$128 - $377

Fly Pau to Zurich, train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Pau (PUF) to Zurich (ZRH) PUF - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$191 - $619

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The cheapest way to get from Lourdes to Lucerne is to bus and train which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 19 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lourdes to Lucerne is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lourdes to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Lourdes - Gare SNCF and arriving at Luzern via Tarbes and Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lourdes to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Lourdes and arriving at Luzern via Toulouse-Matabiau, Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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The distance between Lourdes and Lucerne is 789 km. The road distance is 1090.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 10 h 56 min and costs 260€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to get from Lourdes to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Lourdes to Lucerne bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Tarbes station.

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Lourdes to Lucerne train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Lourdes station.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Lucerne is to train which takes 10 h 56 min and costs 260€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 160€ and takes 21 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Lourdes to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 493.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 56 min

What companies run services between Lourdes, France and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lourdes to Lucerne via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare de l'Est, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 10 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lourdes to Lucerne via Tarbes - Gare SNCF, Tarbes, Basel, and Basel, Basel central station in around 21 h 18 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lourdes/Tarbes to Mulhouse via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Pau to Zurich via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lourdes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
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
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lourdes to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Tarbes to Basel
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Tarbes to Basel
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
internorte.pt
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 Basel, Basel central station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Lourdes/Tarbes Airport to Mulhouse Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Lourdes to Lucerne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luzern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lourdes to Lucerne is 1090 km. It takes approximately 10 h 21 min to drive from Lourdes to Lucerne.

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Hop! and Air France offer flights from Lourdes/Tarbes Airport to Mulhouse Airport.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lourdes to Lourdes/Tarbes Airport is to bus which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 5€.

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