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There are 8 ways to get from Luthern to Oberhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB Ir26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Oberhausen Hbf 43

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Bus  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Zurich Bus Station 506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Duisburg central train station N11

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Train via Olten  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Olten Ir26 / ...
  2. Take the train from Olten to Essen Hbf Ec

Drive  •  5h 36m

  1. Drive from Luthern to Oberhausen 645.8 km

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4h 54m

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

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  3. Take the train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf

Train, train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
  3. Take the train from Singen to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
  4. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano
  2. Take the train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MXP - DUS

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Oberhausen is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 140 and takes 12h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Oberhausen is to train and fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 310 and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luthern to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Luthern and Oberhausen is 503 km. The road distance is 645.8 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Luthern to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Luthern to Oberhausen train services, operated by Südostbahn, depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Oberhausen is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 140 and takes 12h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Luthern to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 503.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and Oberhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Luthern to Oberhausen via Basel SBB in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luthern to Oberhausen via Zurich Bus Station, Duisburg central train station, and Duisburg Hbf in around 12h 42m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €460
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €390
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Train operators
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Olten
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Olten
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T2
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Singen to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Mendrisio to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €6
Website
Trenord
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
RegioJet
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Marino Autolinee
Bartolini Turismo
Phone
+39 0825-26416
Email
prenotazioni@bartolinipullman.it
Website
bartolinipullman.it
Bus from Luthern to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bartolinipullman.it
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Luzern to Zurich
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Oberhausen is 646 km. It takes approximately 5h 36m to drive from Luthern to Oberhausen.

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Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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