There are 3 ways to get from Lucerne to Bern by train or car

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15 / ...

$35 - $70

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Train BLS AG  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Wolhusen to Bern 85-Y

$51 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Bern 68.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Bern is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Bern is to train which costs SFr 35 - SFr 70 and takes 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Bern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Lucerne and Bern is 66 km. The road distance is 109.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Bern without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs SFr 35 - SFr 70.

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The train from Luzern to Bern takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lucerne to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Bern is 110 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Lucerne to Bern.

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The nearest airport to Bern is Berne (BRN) Airport which is 5.5 km away. Other nearby airports include Basel (BSL) (72.8 km), Mulhouse (MLH) (72.8 km), Zurich (ZRH) (101 km) and Geneva (GVA) (129.9 km).

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Bern.
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  • Distance: 41.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Bern hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Wolhusen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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