There are 3 ways to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern 27 / ...

SFr 48 - SFr 130

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Bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel SBB 107 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Luzern K188 / ...

SFr 24 - SFr 32

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Drive  •  1h 48m

  1. Drive from Ringsheim to Lucerne 187.5 km

SFr 24 - SFr 35

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The cheapest way to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne is to bus which costs 21€ - 29€ and takes 5h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ringsheim to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Ringsheim and arriving at Luzern via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 58m.

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The distance between Ringsheim and Lucerne is 139 km. The road distance is 187.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Ringsheim to Lucerne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne is to train which takes 2h 58m and costs 40€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 29€ and takes 5h 32m.

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Ringsheim to Lucerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ringsheim to Lucerne is 188 km. It takes approximately 1h 48m to drive from Ringsheim to Lucerne.

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Map of how to get from Ringsheim to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 138.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

You can take a train from Ringsheim to Lucerne via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, Basel Sbb, and Basel SBB in around 2h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ringsheim to Lucerne via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf, Freiburg, and Basel, Basel SBB in around 5h 32m.

Train operators
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 Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 28
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 17
1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 28
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 Freiburg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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