There are 8 ways to get from Regensburg to Lucerne by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to München Hbf Gl.27-36
  2. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$144 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg Hbf to München Flughafen FJS
  2. Take the night bus from Mnichov, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai Rj
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne

$20 - $27

6 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Munich, Munich central bus station N83 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich X06 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne

$20 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Regensburg to Lucerne 303.3 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 12 min

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

$139 - $390

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$122 - $344

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

$126 - $350

Train to Munich, fly to Berne, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berne (BRN) MUC - BRN
  3. Take the train from Bern to Luzern

$197 - $725

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

You can take a train from Regensburg to Lucerne via München Hbf Gl.27-36, München ZOB (Hackerbrücke), Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), and Zürich HB in around 7 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Regensburg to Lucerne via Munich, Munich central bus station and Zurich in around 8 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Munich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Regensburg Hbf to München Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Freising
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Regensburg Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Regensburg, Regensburg central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Leo Express s.r.o.
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Bus from Regensburg Hbf to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$6 - $9
Bus from Regensburg Hbf to München Flughafen FJS
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
leoexpress.com
Economy
$5 - $8
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Mnichov, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2 to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Regensburg to Lucerne?

The distance between Regensburg and Lucerne is 357 km. The road distance is 485 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Regensburg to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from Regensburg to Lucerne is to bus and night bus which costs 16€ - 23€ and takes 8 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Regensburg to Lucerne?

The quickest way to get from Regensburg to Lucerne is to drive which takes 4 h 38 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

Is there a direct train between Regensburg and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct train from Regensburg to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Regensburg Hbf and arriving at Luzern via München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

Is there a direct bus between Regensburg and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct bus from Regensburg to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Regensburg, Regensburg central station and arriving at Lucerne via Munich, Munich central bus station and Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Regensburg to Lucerne?

It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Regensburg to Lucerne, including transfers.