There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Stuttgart 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  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

$69 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Turin - Gare routière > Milan > Lucerne > Zurich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Francfort-sur-le-Main
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Stuttgart, Böblingen 024 / ...

$29 - $46

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Stuttgart 169.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 10 min

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

$79 - $252

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$148 - $401

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Stuttgart via Zürich HB in around 4 h 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Stuttgart via Zurich, Stuttgart, Böblingen, and Böblingen in around 5 h 42 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Stuttgart, Böblingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Stuttgart is 203 km. The road distance is 271 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Stuttgart is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 45 and takes 5 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Stuttgart is to drive which takes 2 h 48 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 55.

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Lucerne to Stuttgart, including transfers.