There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Chur by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Thalwil 70
  2. Take the train from Thalwil to Chur 43-Y

$51 - $92

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Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Chur, Chur K288

$12 - $20

3 alternative options

Train via Pfäffikon SZ  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Pfäffikon SZ 1-Y
  2. Take the train from Pfäffikon SZ to Chur 43-Y

$30 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Chur 88.7 miles

$18 - $27

Uber  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucerne to Chur 88.7 miles

$270 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Chur is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 19 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Chur is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 26 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Chur. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Chur, Bahnhofplatz via Zurich and Chur, Obere Au. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Chur. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Chur via Thalwil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Chur is 96 km. The road distance is 142 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Chur without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Lucerne to Chur, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Chur bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lucerne station.

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

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Chur is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 11 - SFr 19 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Chur.
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  • Distance: 59.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Chur, Grisons, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Chur via Thalwil in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Chur via Zurich, Chur, Chur, and Chur, Obere Au in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
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 Luzern to Thalwil
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thalwil to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Pfäffikon SZ to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Pfäffikon SZ
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

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Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Chur, Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucerne to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$270 - $370
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UberX
$270 - $370
Black
$500 - $750

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Lucerne to Chur bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chur, Chur station.

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Lucerne to Chur train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Chur is 142 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Lucerne to Chur.

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There are 973+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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