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Recommended option

Train Zentralbahn  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$33 - $45

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 10 min

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

$14 - $40

4 alternative options

Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$55 - $97

Line 470 train, bus  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 470 train from Luzern to Brünig-Hasliberg 470
  2. Take the bus from Brünig-Hasliberg to Interlaken Ost 24-Y

Taxi  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station 45.1 miles

$310 - $380

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station 45.1 miles

$9 - $14

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

Zentralbahn operates a train from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station 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
Train from Luzern to Brünig-Hasliberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
MIB
Website
grimselwelt.ch
Bus from Brünig-Hasliberg to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
grimselwelt.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Luzern Pilatusplatz to Interlaken West Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$14 - $16
Normal
$34 - $39
Other operators
Taxi from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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 West Station is 54 km. The road distance is 72 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station is to taxi which takes 1 h 1 min and costs SFr 310 - SFr 380.

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Interlaken West via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Lucerne to Interlaken West Station, including transfers.