There are 3 ways to get from Lucerne to Interlaken by train, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$30 - $45

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Interlaken 44.7 miles

$310 - $380

Drive  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken 44.7 miles

$9 - $14

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Interlaken Ost. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Interlaken is 53 km. The road distance is 71.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs .

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The train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost takes 1 h 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Interlaken is 71 km. It takes approximately 1 h to drive from Lucerne to Interlaken.

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There are 1019+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

Zentralbahn operates a train from Lucerne to Interlaken hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.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
Other operators
Taxi from Lucerne to Interlaken
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$310 - $380
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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