The cheapest trains from Berlin to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£55

Average

£93

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Lucerne will cost around £ 93 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 55.

Cheapest
20:54Berlin Hbf12h01 08:55Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£551One-way
Cheapest
21:28Berlin Hbf10h27 07:55Luzern Bhf
3 changes
£551One-way
Cheapest
21:28Berlin Hbf10h37 08:05Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£551One-way
2nd Cheapest
22:29Berlin Hbf12h36 11:05Luzern Bhf
3 changes
£631One-way
17:34Berlin Hbf14h17 07:51Luzern Bhf
5 changes
£771One-way

Timetable Berlin to Lucerne

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01:24Berlin Hbf10h41 12:05Luzern Bhf
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04:30Berlin Hbf8h35 13:05Luzern Bhf
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06:01Berlin Hbf8h04 14:05Luzern Bhf
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06:30Berlin Hbf8h35 15:05Luzern Bhf
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07:46Berlin Hbf8h19 16:05Luzern Bhf
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08:30Berlin Hbf8h35 17:05Luzern Bhf
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09:46Berlin Hbf8h19 18:05Luzern Bhf
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10:30Berlin Hbf8h35 19:05Luzern Bhf
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11:46Berlin Hbf8h19 20:05Luzern Bhf
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12:30Berlin Hbf8h35 21:05Luzern Bhf
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13:46Berlin Hbf8h19 22:05Luzern Bhf
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14:30Berlin Hbf8h35 23:05Luzern Bhf
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16:30Berlin Hbf8h46 01:16Luzern Bhf
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17:28Berlin Hbf13h37 07:05Luzern Bhf
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17:34Berlin Hbf14h17 07:51Luzern Bhf
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20:54Berlin Hbf12h01 08:55Luzern Bhf
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21:28Berlin Hbf10h27 07:55Luzern Bhf
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21:28Berlin Hbf10h37 08:05Luzern Bhf
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22:29Berlin Hbf13h56 12:25Luzern Bhf
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22:29Berlin Hbf12h36 11:05Luzern Bhf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
17 Oct
£81Deutsche Bahn
£65Flixbus
£117easyJet
Mon
18 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£218Swiss
Tue
19 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£66Flixbus
£83easyJet
Wed
20 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£74easyJet
Thu
21 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£58easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£48Flixbus
£71easyJet
Sat
23 Oct
£24Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£34easyJet
Sun
24 Oct
£49Deutsche Bahn
£63Flixbus
£106easyJet
Mon
25 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£34easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£34easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£30easyJet
Thu
28 Oct
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£42Flixbus
£54easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£34easyJet
Mon
1 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£40easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
£86easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£65easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£35easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Sat
6 Nov
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£37Flixbus
£42easyJet

The fastest trains from Berlin to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

8 h 4 m

Average

9 h 59 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

710 km

It's difficult to get from Berlin to Lucerne without changing at least once.

Fastest
06:01Berlin Hbf8h04 14:05Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£1081One-way
2nd Fastest
07:46Berlin Hbf8h19 16:05Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£1081One-way
2nd Fastest
09:46Berlin Hbf8h19 18:05Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£1211One-way
2nd Fastest
11:46Berlin Hbf8h19 20:05Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£1511One-way
2nd Fastest
13:46Berlin Hbf8h19 22:05Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£1081One-way

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Train Information from Berlin to Lucerne

distanceDistance440 miles (710 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£32 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Lucerne cover the 440 miles (710 km) long route taking on average 10 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £32, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn trains between Berlin and Lucerne

Travel between Berlin and Lucerne from £17 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 440 miles (710 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Berlin to Lucerne. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Berlin to Lucerne on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Berlin to Lucerne you can pay as low as £17.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Berlin to Lucerne
Travel by train to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Lucerne.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Berlin, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland?

Travel between Berlin, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Berlin to Lucerne before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lucerne to Berlin is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lucerne?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Berlin, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lucerne to Berlin train here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Lucerne from Berlin cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Berlin and Lucerne for the next 7 days starting from £17  one way.
How much does the train from Berlin to Lucerne cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Berlin to Lucerne train prices are on average £32  one way.
How far is it from Berlin to Lucerne by train?
The distance to Lucerne from Berlin by train is approximately 440 miles (710 km).
What is the average Berlin to Lucerne train duration?
The train time between Berlin and Lucerne is on average 10 h 37 min  for the 440 miles (710 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Lucerne from Berlin by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What train providers go from Berlin to Lucerne?
If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Lucerne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Lucerne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Berlin to Lucerne route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Berlin and Lucerne?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Lucerne is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Berlin to Lucerne? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Berlin at 04: 32. The last train leaves from Berlin at 20: 29. Check Omio for the latest train times from Berlin to Lucerne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Berlin Lucerne train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train to Lucerne from Berlin to cost on average £32 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Lucerne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Berlin is Berlin Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Berlin Hbf for your trip between Berlin and Lucerne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
U-Bahn lines: U5
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10