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How to travel from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne? Look no further.

There are around 18 trains per day running between Alsfeld (Oberhess) and Lucerne, which usually take 7 hours to complete the 259 miles (417 km) journey. It can take as little as 6 hours 10 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Lucerne from Alsfeld (Oberhess), you'll just need to make 2 changes along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne if you book in advance. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne by train

Journey timeFrom 6h 10m
Distance259 miles (417 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train04:46
Last train22:19
Departure stationAlsfeld (Oberhess)
Arrival stationLucerne
Changes2 changes

Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne for Tuesday 8th February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:49 13:05 6h 16m, 3 changes
07:49 14:05 6h 16m, 2 changes
08:49 15:05 6h 16m, 3 changes
09:49 16:05 6h 16m, 2 changes
10:49 17:05 6h 16m, 3 changes
11:49 18:05 6h 16m, 2 changes
12:50 19:05 6h 15m, 3 changes
13:49 20:05 6h 16m, 2 changes
14:49 21:05 6h 16m, 3 changes
15:49 22:05 6h 16m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne take?

The average journey time by train between Alsfeld (Oberhess) and Lucerne is 7 hours and 0 minutes, with around 18 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Alsfeld (Oberhess) and Lucerne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne is 6 hours and 10 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne?

No, there are no direct train services from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne. Travelling from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne leave?

The first train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne leaves at 04:46. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne leave?

The last train from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne leaves at 22:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Alsfeld (Oberhess) and Lucerne by train?

Trains travelling from Alsfeld (Oberhess) to Lucerne cover a distance of around 259 miles (417 km) during the journey.

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