There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Interlaken by train, taxi, car or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$30 - $45

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Luzern Pilatusplatz to Interlaken Ost Bahnhof

$14 - $40

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

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
Bus operators
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Luzern Pilatusplatz to Interlaken Ost Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$14 - $16
Normal
$33 - $38
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Interlaken is 53 km. The road distance is 71 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Interlaken is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 14 and takes 1 h.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Interlaken is to shuttle which takes 1 h and costs SFr 13 - SFr 40.

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.

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