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There are 9 ways to get from Luzern station to Berlin by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Zurich, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) ZRH - TXL

77€ - 266€

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Bus  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N42

45€ - 60€

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Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) BSL - TXL

72€ - 914€

Train to Basel, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) BSL - SXF

107€ - 467€

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly to Berlin Tegel  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

138€ - 419€

Train via Göttingen  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB 27 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Goettingen Ice
  3. Take the train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...

182€ - 296€

Train  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the train from Sursee to Basel SBB 27
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Berlin Ostbahnhof 6-Y

253€ - 453€

Train, night train  •  13h 44m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf Nj

292€ - 518€

Drive  •  8h 11m

  1. Drive from Luzern station to Berlin Hbf 908.2 km

100€ - 160€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luzern station to Berlin is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 60 and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Luzern station to Berlin is to train and fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 290 and takes 4h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Berlin, Berlin central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luzern station to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Berlin Hbf via Basel Sbb and Goettingen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 7m.

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The distance between Luzern station and Berlin is 710 km. The road distance is 908.2 km.

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The best way to get from Luzern station to Berlin without a car is to train via Göttingen which takes 10h 7m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Luzern station to Berlin, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Luzern station to Berlin is to train via Göttingen which takes 10h 7m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 60 and takes 15h 35m.

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  • Distance: 709.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Luzern station, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany?

You can take a train from Luzern station to Berlin Hbf via Luzern, Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, and Goettingen in around 10h 7m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Luzern to Berlin, Berlin central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost 45€ - 60€ and the journey takes 15h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 440€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 340€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 600€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Basel to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 330€
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 200€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Basel to Berlin Tegel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
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 Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sursee to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220€ - 390€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Zuerich Hb to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
11h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
270€ - 480€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
1st Class
50€ - 75€
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 Goettingen
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Goettingen to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Luzern station to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Luzern station to Berlin is 908 km. It takes approximately 8h 11m to drive from Luzern station to Berlin.

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easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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