There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Strasbourg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$55 - $95

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Strasbourg N401

$16 - $28

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg

$58 - $116

Drive  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Strasbourg 146.7 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Strasbourg via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Strasbourg is 176 km. The road distance is 234.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Lucerne to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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

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Lucerne to Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg is to train which takes 2 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 40 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 109.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 57 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Strasbourg via Basel SBB in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Strasbourg once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 40 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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Strasbourg is 235 km. It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to drive from Lucerne to Strasbourg.

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Book your Lucerne to Strasbourg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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