There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Zurich Airport to Luzern Pilatusplatz
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$13 - $16
Normal
$32 - $37
Other operators
Uber Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$130 - $180
UberBlack
$260 - $360
Taxi
Avg. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne?

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lucerne is 48 km. The road distance is 66 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 10 and takes 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne?

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs SFr 330.

Is there a direct train between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lucerne?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Luzern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

How long does it take to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne?

The train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.