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There are 4 ways to get from Luthern to Bern by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern Ir15 / ...

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Bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Bern 417

2 alternative options

Train via Wolhusen  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Wolhusen to Bern Re

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Luthern to Bern 109.5 km

Luthern to Bern by train

The train journey time between Luthern and Bern is around 1h 2m and covers a distance of around 111 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and BLS AG, the Luthern to Bern train service departs from Luzern and arrives in Bern. Typically 150 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 2m
Fastest train time:
1h
Train distance:
111 km
Trains per week:
150
Cheapest price:
SFr 19
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:00
Last train departs at:
23:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luthern to Bern train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Bern is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 13 and takes 2h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Bern is to train which costs SFr 19 - SFr 70 and takes 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Bern. Services depart five times a week, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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

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The distance between Luthern and Bern is 66 km. The road distance is 109.5 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Bern without a car is to train which takes 1h and costs SFr 19 - SFr 70.

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The train from Luzern to Bern takes 1h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Luthern to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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

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The best way to get from Luthern to Bern is to train which takes 1h and costs SFr 19 - SFr 70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 6 - SFr 13 and takes 2h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Bern.
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  • Distance: 66.1 km
  • Duration: 1h

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and Bern, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Luzern to Bern hourly. Tickets cost SFr 35 - SFr 70 and the journey takes 1h. BLS AG also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Luzern to Bern 3 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 10 - SFr 13 and the journey takes 2h 10m. Gruppo Di Maio also services this route twice a week.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Train from Wolhusen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Lucerne Station to Bern
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Luthern to Bern bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Bern is 110 km. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Luthern to Bern.

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