There are 2 ways to get from Grindelwald to Lugano by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Lugano 21 / ...

$98 - $169

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to Lugano 156.1 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Lugano via Interlaken Ost and Luzern in around 6 h 12 min.

Train operators
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.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)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grindelwald and Lugano is 98 km. The road distance is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grindelwald to Lugano is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 3 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Grindelwald to Lugano is to drive which takes 3 h 1 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50.

No, there is no direct train from Grindelwald to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald and arriving at Lugano via Interlaken Ost and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Grindelwald to Lugano, including transfers.