Zurich to Lucerne

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4 trains from $27
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10 trains from $16
Fri, May 31
10 trains from $11
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Sat
May 25
$16SBB
$11Flixbus
Sun
May 26
$14SBB
$8Flixbus
Mon
May 27
$14SBB
$8Flixbus
Tue
May 28
$11SBB
$8Flixbus
Wed
May 29
$14SBB
$8Flixbus
Thu
May 30
$8SBB
$8Flixbus
Fri
May 31
$8SBB
$8Flixbus
Sat
Jun 1
$8SBB
$8Flixbus
Sun
Jun 2
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$8Flixbus
Mon
Jun 3
$22SBB
$8Flixbus
Tue
Jun 4
$11SBB
$8Flixbus
Wed
Jun 5
$8SBB
$8Flixbus
Thu
Jun 6
$11SBB
$8Flixbus
Fri
Jun 7
$13SBB
$8Flixbus
Sat
Jun 8
$14SBB
$8Flixbus
Sun
Jun 9
$8SBB
$8Flixbus
Mon
Jun 10
$8SBB
$8Flixbus
Tue
Jun 11
$22SBB
$8Flixbus
Wed
Jun 12
$14SBB
$8Flixbus
Thu
Jun 13
$8SBB
$8Flixbus

Travel from Zurich to Lucerne

The distance between the cities of Zurich and Lucerne is only 52 kilometers, making flying a nonviable option. Switzerland has a system whereby cities are joined by either trains or buses. As regular trains run between the two cities there is no available bus route. Trains from Zurich to Lucerne take just under one hour.

Return trips from Lucerne to Zurich are also available.

Trains from Zurich to Lucerne

Swiss Federal Railways operate direct trains from Zurich to Lucerne which run approximately every half hour throughout the day. The first train leaves at around 5:30 a.m. with departures continuing until just after midnight. The journey time between the two cities is just under one hour. Zurich Hauptbahnhof, or mainline station is a busy and important regional and international hub located in the Old Town and within walking distance of the city's tourist attractions. Zurich has an extensive and efficient public transport network which operates an integrated ticketing system making it very tourist friendly. The network consists of Swiss PostAuto buses, city buses, suburban and regional trains, as well as trams, cable cars and ferries. Trains arrive at Lucerne Hauptbahnhof which is centrally located next to Lake Lucerne and close to the city center. Lucerne has a network of frequent local buses which serve the city and the Lido beaches. Both train stations have car rentals and taxis available and both cities have night bus routes which run on Friday and Saturdays.

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Best fares from Zurich to Lucerne

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Sun, May 26
Bus
Flixbus
05:001h06:00
ZurichLucerne
Sun, May 26
Train
SBB
10:04 45m10:49
ZurichLucerne
Mon, May 27
Bus
Flixbus
05:001h06:00
ZurichLucerne
Fastest Way to Travel from Zurich to Lucerne
Sun, May 26
Train
SBB
10:04 45m10:49
ZurichLucerne
Thu, May 30
Train
SBB
06:04 45m06:49
ZurichLucerne
Wed, Jun 5
Train
SBB
04:04 45m04:49
ZurichLucerne
Return Journeys from Lucerne to Zurich
Sun, May 26
Bus
Flixbus
13:201h14:20
LucerneZurich
Sun, May 26
Train
SBB
06:35 50m07:25
LucerneZurich
Mon, May 27
Bus
Flixbus
06:151h07:15
LucerneZurich
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Zurich
Lucerne
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