There are 4 ways to get from Interlaken to Lucerne by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern 470

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, line 470 train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken Ost to Brünig-Hasliberg 22-Y
  2. Take the line 470 train from Brünig-Hasliberg to Luzern 470

$17 - $24

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Interlaken to Lucerne 45 miles

$310 - $380

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Lucerne 45 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Lucerne is to taxi which costs SFr 310 - SFr 380 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Lucerne is 53 km. The road distance is 72 km.

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The train from Interlaken Ost to Luzern takes 1 h 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Interlaken Ost and arriving at Luzern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

Zentralbahn operates a train from Interlaken to Lucerne hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 51 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
Train from Brünig-Hasliberg to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
MIB
Website
grimselwelt.ch
Bus from Interlaken Ost to Brünig-Hasliberg
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
grimselwelt.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Interlaken to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$310 - $380
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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