There are 3 ways to get from Lucerne to Grindelwald by train, 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.

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Line 5 train, taxi  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 5 train from Luzern to Giswil 5 / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Giswil to Grindelwald

$273 - $338

Cheapest option

Train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald 112-Y

$46 - $68

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald 56 miles

$11 - $17

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Grindelwald is 52 km. The road distance is 89.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Grindelwald without a car is to line 5 train and taxi which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Lucerne to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Grindelwald train services, operated by Zentralbahn, depart from Luzern station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Grindelwald is 90 km. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Lucerne to Grindelwald.

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There are 1022+ hotels available in Grindelwald. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 32.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Grindelwald via Interlaken Ost in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Giswil
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Giswil to Grindelwald
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Bahnhoftaxi
Phone
+41 41 210 33 33
Ammer Taxi
Phone
+41 41 260 36 36
Website
aemmertaxi.com
Airport City Taxi
Phone
+41 41 211 11 11
Website
citytaxi-luzern.ch
Taxi Ernst Hess AG
Phone
+41 41 310 10 10
Website
hesstaxi.ch

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