There are 3 ways to get from Lucerne to Geneva by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève 15

$80 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$13 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Geneva 166.5 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Geneva is to drive which takes 2 h 39 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50.

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The distance between Lucerne and Geneva is 190 km. The road distance is 266 km.

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The train from Luzern to Genève takes 3 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Genève. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $150 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Geneva via Zurich in around 6 h 12 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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