Saarbrücken to Lucerne by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 1m
  • Distance
    263 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 42m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Saarbrücken to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Saarbrücken to Lucerne take around 5 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 263 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Saarbrücken and Lucerne.

1. Are there direct trains from Saarbrücken to Lucerne?

Journeys between Saarbrücken and Lucerne usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Saarbrücken to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Saarbrücken to Lucerne?

The Saarbrücken to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Saarbrücken to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Saarbrücken around 04:44 and the last train is around 21:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Saarbrücken around 05:06, and the last at 21:47.

When to book Saarbrücken to Lucerne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Saarbrücken to Lucerne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Saarbrücken and Lucerne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Saarbrücken to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.