How to get to Lucerne from Hamburg

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Lucerne

distanceDistance456 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£25 - £72
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 15 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £72 • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 456 miles by train, coach or flight from Hamburg to Lucerne. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Hamburg to Lucerne.

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from Hamburg to Lucerne

How to get to Lucerne from Hamburg by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Hamburg to Lucerne is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best trip from Hamburg to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn, easyJet and Eurowings. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel to Lucerne from Hamburg. DB uses different types of travel 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, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travellers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travellers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Hamburg to Lucerne

        FAQs: Travel 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 Hamburg to Lucerne.

        There are 3 options to travel to Lucerne from Hamburg including taking a train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Hamburg is by taking a coach, which costs on average £25.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Hamburg to Lucerne:

        Taking a coach costs £47 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £72.

        A coach is £8 less than a train with an average ticket price of £33 from Hamburg to Lucerne.

        The fastest way from Hamburg to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 15 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that take longer:

        Taking a coach requires on average 15 h 10 min of travel time.

        Getting to Lucerne by train takes 7 h 41 min on average.

        The distance from Hamburg to Lucerne is approximately 456 miles.

        The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Lucerne is:

        • 2 coaches a day.
        • 6 trains a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Hamburg and Lucerne as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Hamburg to Lucerne:

        • Coaches mostly depart from Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Lucerne, Train station.
        • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Lucerne.

        The following travel companies offer services from Hamburg to Lucerne:

        • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar for coaches to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus Hamburg to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £25.
        • EasyJet, SWISS, Eurowings, KLM Cityhopper or Lufthansa can take you to Lucerne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM Cityhopper from Hamburg to Lucerne for £128.
        • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Lucerne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £45.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Lucerne with the following travel companies:

        • Direct coach available with FlixBus 1 direct coach per day.

        Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Hamburg and Lucerne.

        Your journey from Hamburg to Lucerne doesn't have to end in Lucerne. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan, Interlaken, Paris or Basel. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan, Interlaken, Paris or Basel to your Hamburg to Lucerne trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!

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