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Recommended option

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 9 min

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

$149 - $235

Cheapest option

Bus via Frankfurt  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Ouibus

$27 - $47

8 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. 27 / ...
  2. Ec

$144 - $241

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h

  1. Ouibus
  2. N177 / ...

$38 - $68

Drive, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Ice

$121 - $174

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. 388.7 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 44 min

  1. ZRH - DUS

$66 - $186

Train to Basel, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 53 min

  1. BSL - DUS

$87 - $275

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  5 h

  1. ZRH - CGN

$93 - $268

Train to Zurich, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. ZRH - FRA

$156 - $376

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Düsseldorf via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf in around 6 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Düsseldorf via Zurich in around 12 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Olten
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lucerne to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
deinbus.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Düsseldorf is 477 km. The road distance is 622 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Düsseldorf is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 50 and takes 13 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Düsseldorf is to train and fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 190.

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Düsseldorf via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Lucerne to Düsseldorf, including transfers.