How to travel from Lucerne to Geneva

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from Lucerne to Geneva

You can get from Lucerne to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lucerne to Geneva on Dec 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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08:05AMLuzern Bhf3h26 11:31AMGeneva
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08:54AMLuzern Bhf2h53 11:47AMGeneva
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Travel Information between Lucerne and Geneva

distanceDistance118 miles (190 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$77 - $293
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $77 (€71) • 2 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $293 (€268) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or SBB

Travel 118 miles (190 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Geneva from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $77 (€71). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Swiss or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Lucerne to Geneva.

How to get from Lucerne to Geneva

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lucerne to Geneva, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Lucerne to Geneva and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Lucerne to Geneva

Travel Tips: Travel to Geneva 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 Lucerne to Geneva.

There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Geneva: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Lucerne is by taking a train, which costs on average $77 (€71).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a train is about $215 (€197) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $293 (€268) for this journey.

The fastest way from Lucerne to Geneva is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Geneva that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 53 min.

The distance is approximately 118 miles (190 km) from Lucerne to Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Geneva is:

  • 17 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lucerne to Geneva:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lucerne to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Swiss can take you to Geneva by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Swiss from Lucerne to Geneva for $293 (€268).
    • SBB can get you to Geneva by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SBB from Lucerne to Geneva for $77 (€71) on Omio.

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

    • You can find around 13 direct trains per day and travel with SBB.

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

    Looking to extend your trip from Lucerne to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Lucerne to Geneva usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Lyon from Geneva, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    Before traveling from Lucerne to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $293 (€268) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $77 (€71) one way on average for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Lucerne to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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