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

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Thalwil 70
  2. Take the train from Thalwil to Landquart
  3. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

$69 - $114

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Train via Pfäffikon SZ  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Pfäffikon SZ 1-Y
  2. Take the train from Pfäffikon SZ to Landquart
  3. Take the train from Landquart to Davos Platz

$51 - $77

3 alternative options

Bus, train, night bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Landquart 3 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Landquart to Davos Platz

$61 - $108

Drive  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Davos 109 miles

$22 - $35

Uber  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucerne to Davos 109 miles

$330 - $450

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Davos is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Davos is to drive which costs SFr 22 - SFr 35 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Davos. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Davos Platz via Thalwil and Landquart. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Davos is 119 km. The road distance is 174.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Davos without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Lucerne to Davos, including transfers.

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

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Lucerne to Davos train services, operated by Rhätische Bahn, arrive at Davos Platz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Davos is 174 km. It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to drive from Lucerne to Davos.

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There are 893+ hotels available in Davos. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Davos.
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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Davos via Thalwil and Landquart in around 4 h 16 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 Landquart
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Pfäffikon SZ to Landquart
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Landquart
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Landquart to Davos Platz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.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.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Landquart to Davos Platz
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucerne to Davos
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$330 - $450
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uber.com
UberX
$330 - $450
Black
$650 - $900

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