There are 3 ways to get from Lucerne to Fribourg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Fribourg/Freiburg 15

$45 - $85

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Bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Fribourg 417

$10 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Fribourg 88.9 miles

$18 - $27

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Fribourg. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Fribourg, gare CFF via Fribourg, cimetière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Fribourg/Freiburg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Fribourg is 92 km. The road distance is 142.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Fribourg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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The train from Luzern to Fribourg/Freiburg takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lucerne to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Fribourg is to train which takes 1 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 52 min.

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Lucerne to Fribourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Fribourg station.

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

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Fribourg.
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  • Distance: 57.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Fribourg hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Fribourg 5 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Fribourg is 142 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Lucerne to Fribourg.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Fribourg. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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