There are 10 ways to get from Lucerne to Berlin by train, plane, bus, night 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

Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL

$73 - $230

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N06

$55 - $98

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Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BSL - SXF

$68 - $219

Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) ZRH - SXF

$62 - $300

Train to Berne, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BRN - TXL

$150 - $688

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$107 - $269

Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf Ice

$204 - $320

Bus, train  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Karlsruhe Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin-Lichtenberg En

$89 - $115

Train, night train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Ostbahnhof Nj

$213 - $341

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Berlin 562.3 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Berlin is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 16 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Berlin is to train and fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 230 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Berlin is 710 km. The road distance is 899.6 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Lucerne to Berlin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Zurich and Berlin, Flughafen Tegel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 443.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Berlin via Basel SBB in around 9 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Berlin via Zurich, Berlin, Berlin TXL, E, and Berlin, Flughafen Tegel in around 16 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
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 Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $300
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 Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin-Lichtenberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
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 Lucerne to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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