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There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Chur by train, 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

$49 - $91

Cheapest option

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 - $55

2 alternative options

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

$260 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Chur is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Chur is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 27 and takes 1 h 30 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 95.

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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 train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern 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 1142+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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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.

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
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $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
$29 - $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 - $55
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
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucerne to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$260 - $350
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UberX
$260 - $350
Black
$500 - $700

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