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There are 10 ways to get from Lucerne to Würzburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice / ...

$129 - $215

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Würzburg 024 / ...

$25 - $43

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  7 h 47 min

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

$108 - $176

Bus via Mannheim  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Mannheim Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Manheim to Würzburg 43490

$26 - $34

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Würzburg 257.8 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

$120 - $339

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 33 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 Würzburg Hbf

$137 - $385

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$118 - $312

Train to Zurich, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf

$141 - $356

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

$179 - $444

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Würzburg is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 35 and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Würzburg is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Würzburg. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Würzburg via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Würzburg. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Würzburg Hbf via Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Würzburg is 328 km. The road distance is 412.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Würzburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Lucerne to Würzburg, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Würzburg bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lucerne station.

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Lucerne to Würzburg 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 Würzburg is to train which takes 6 h 26 min and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 24 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Würzburg.
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  • Distance: 205.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Würzburg via Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Würzburg via Zürich and Zurich in around 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
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 to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
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
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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

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
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zürich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lucerne to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
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 Zurich to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Manheim to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Schedules at
arriva.cz

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Lucerne to Würzburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Würzburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Würzburg is 412 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Lucerne to Würzburg.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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