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Train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB Ir
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

€93 - €221

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Bus  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Nuremberg central bus station N28 / ...

€27 - €38

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Bus, train  •  8h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Aalen Ire / ...
  3. Take the train from Aalen Hbf to Ansbach Ic

€92 - €132

Drive  •  4h

  1. Drive from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach 442.7 km

€45 - €70

Train, fly to Nuremberg  •  4h 14m

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

€112 - €276

Train, fly to Stuttgart  •  5h 37m

  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 Ansbach

€89 - €332

Train, fly to Munich  •  6h 3m

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

€101 - €322

Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach by train

The train journey time between Luthern and Sachsen bei Ansbach is around 7h 23m and covers a distance of around 436 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 23m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Go Ahead BW and others, the Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach train service departs from Luzern and arrives in Sachsen(B Ansbach). Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 23m
Fastest train time:
6h 23m
Train distance:
436 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
€123
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:35
Last train departs at:
17:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sachsen bei Ansbach is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sachsen bei Ansbach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sachsen bei Ansbach is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach is to bus which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 8h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Sachsen(B Ansbach) via Zuerich Hb, Stuttgart Hbf and Ansbach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 4m.

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The distance between Luthern and Sachsen bei Ansbach is 304 km. The road distance is 442.7 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach without a car is to train which takes 7h 4m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 7h 4m to get from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach, including transfers.

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Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach 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 Sachsen bei Ansbach is to train which takes 7h 4m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 8h 26m.

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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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Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Ansbach station.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach.
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  • Distance: 303.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 4m

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and Sachsen bei Ansbach, Germany?

You can take a train from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach via Zuerich Hb, Stuttgart Hbf, and Ansbach in around 7h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach via Munich central bus station, Nuremberg central bus station, and Nuernberg Hbf in around 8h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€200 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Aalen Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Aalen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Hohenz.Landesbahn AG
Phone
(07471) 1806-11
Email
hzl@sweg.de
Website
hzl-online.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Aalen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Hohenzollerische Landesbahn
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 Ulm Hbf to Aalen Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Luzern to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich central bus station to Nuremberg central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach is 443 km. It takes approximately 4h to drive from Luthern to Sachsen bei Ansbach.

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

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