There are 6 ways to get from Lucerne to Hergiswil by train, ferry, night bus, taxi, car or foot

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Line 5 train  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 5 train from Luzern to Hergiswil 5 / ...

$4 - $6

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Night bus  •  7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Horw, Waldegg to Hergiswil NW, Bahnhof N10

$2 - $4

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Ferry  •  46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Hergiswil 64-Y / ...

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Hergiswil 5.4 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  8 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Hergiswil 5.4 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Walk from Lucerne to Hergiswil 5.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Hergiswil is to drive which costs SFr 1 - SFr 2 and takes 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Hergiswil is to night bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Horw, Waldegg and arriving at Hergiswil NW, Bahnhof. This bus operates Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Luzern Bahnhofquai and arriving at Hergiswil. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Hergiswil. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Hergiswil is 7 km. The road distance is 8.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Hergiswil without a car is to line 5 train which takes 12 min and costs SFr 4 - SFr 6.

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The line 5 train from Luzern to Hergiswil takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Lucerne to Hergiswil bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Horw, Waldegg station.

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

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Lucerne to Hergiswil bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Hergiswil NW, Bahnhof station.

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Lucerne to Hergiswil train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Hergiswil station.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Hergiswil.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Hergiswil, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland?

Zentralbahn operates a train from Lucerne to Hergiswil every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Hergiswil
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Horw, Waldegg to Hergiswil NW, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
Lake Lucerne Ferry
Phone
+41 (0)41 367 67 67
Email
info@lakelucerne.ch
Website
lakelucerne.ch
Ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Hergiswil
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
lakelucerne.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Lucerne to Hergiswil
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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