Directions from Strasbourg to Lucerne

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 26 / ...

$60 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus via Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. N836

$11 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Ouibus

$38 - $76

Night bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. N401

$16 - $28

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. 149.5 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Lucerne via Basel SBB in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Strasbourg to Lucerne via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport and Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel in around 4 h 15 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Strasbourg to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Strasbourg to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Strasbourg and Lucerne is 176 km. The road distance is 239 km.

The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Lucerne is to bus which costs 9€ - 15€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Lucerne is to drive which takes 2 h 21 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Luzern via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Luzern. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Strasbourg to Lucerne, including transfers.