There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Kandersteg by train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train via Bern  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15
  2. Take the train from Bern to Spiez 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Kandersteg 300

$64 - $131

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Berne
  3. Take the train from Bern to Spiez 8 / ...

$42 - $79

2 alternative options

Train Zentralbahn  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$57 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Kandersteg 67.8 miles

$14 - $21

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Kandersteg via Bern and Spiez in around 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
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 Spiez
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Kandersteg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Kandersteg is 78 km. The road distance is 108 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Kandersteg is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 21 and takes 1 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Kandersteg is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs SFr 13 - SFr 21.

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Kandersteg. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Kandersteg via Bern and Spiez. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Lucerne to Kandersteg, including transfers.