There are 10 ways to get from Lucerne to Brussels 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.

Recommended option

Train via Paris Est  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha

$237 - $356

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$35 - $65

8 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central

$128 - $186

Train, bus  •  11 h 31 min

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

$85 - $141

Drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Brussels 397.5 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 41 min

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

$112 - $340

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

$93 - $329

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU

$157 - $424

Train to Geneva, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

$137 - $337

Train to Zurich, fly to Antwerp  •  6 h 25 min

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

$93 - $501

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Brussels via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Paris Est, and Paris Nord in around 7 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Brussels once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 1 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.force3.be
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
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
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lucerne to Brussels?

The distance between Lucerne and Brussels is 512 km. The road distance is 636 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Brussels?

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Brussels is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 10 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lucerne to Brussels?

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Brussels is to train and fly which takes 4 h 41 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 340.

Is there a direct train between Lucerne and Brussels?

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Basel SBB, Strasbourg and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Lucerne and Brussels?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

How long does it take to get from Lucerne to Brussels?

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Lucerne to Brussels, including transfers.