There are 3 ways to get from Grindelwald to Lucerne by taxi, train or car

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Taxi, line 5 train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grindelwald to Giswil
  2. Take the line 5 train from Giswil to Luzern 5 / ...

$277 - $330

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost 111-Y
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470

$43 - $69

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne 56 miles

$11 - $17

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No, there is no direct train from Grindelwald to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald and arriving at Luzern via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Grindelwald and Lucerne is 52 km. The road distance is 89.7 km.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Lucerne without a car is to taxi and line 5 train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Grindelwald to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Grindelwald to Lucerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Grindelwald station.

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Grindelwald to Lucerne train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grindelwald to Lucerne is 90 km. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Grindelwald to Lucerne.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grindelwald to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Grindelwald, Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Lucerne via Interlaken Ost in around 3 h 13 min.

Train operators
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Giswil to Luzern
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Grindelwald to Giswil
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Allround Taxi Moser André
Phone
+41 33 654 10 10
Website
allroundtaxi-spiez.ch
Oesch Taxi Thun
Phone
+41 33 222 22 22
Website
oeschtaxi.ch
Dorf-Taxi Spiez
Phone
+41 33 650 15 15
Website
dorftaxi-spiez.ch

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