There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Black Forest by train, bus 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 via Basel SBB  •  3 h 38 min

  1. 26 / ...
  2. Ice / ...
  3. Rb

$114 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. 063

$59 - $80

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. 70
  2. Ice / ...
  3. Rb

$123 - $199

Bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. N401

$77 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. 101.9 miles

$21 - $35

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Black Forest via Basel SBB, Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, and Neustadt(Schwarzw) in around 3 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Black Forest once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Neustadt(Schwarzw)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Singen to Titisee-Neustadt, Titisee Badeparadies
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Singen
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Black Forest is 106 km. The road distance is 163 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Black Forest is to drive which costs SFr 21 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Black Forest is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs SFr 21 - SFr 35.

It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Lucerne to Black Forest, including transfers.

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