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Basel to Lucerne by train
Fastest journey1hr 1m
Trains per day49
Avg. journey time1hr 9m
Travelling from Basel to Lucerne by train
Fast trains from Basel to Lucerne take around 1 hour and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 78 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Lucerne.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Lucerne?
Direct trains from Basel to Lucerne have been found.
We usually find around 49 direct trains on the route from Basel to Lucerne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 50 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Lucerne?
The Basel to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Lucerne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 05:04 and the last train is around 00:02. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Basel to Lucerne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Lucerne are $31.98.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $32, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Basel to Lucerne train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 2 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Basel to Lucerne by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Lucerne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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