There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Pontresina 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  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Chur 3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...

$85 - $161

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Chur, Chur
  3. Take the bus from Chur, Postautostation to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte 182

$47 - $74

3 alternative options

Train via Thalwil  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Thalwil 70
  2. Take the train from Thalwil to Chur
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...

$82 - $151

Train via Pfäffikon SZ  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Pfäffikon SZ 1-Y
  2. Take the train from Pfäffikon SZ to Chur
  3. Take the train from Chur to Samedan 1-Y / ...

$64 - $115

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Pontresina 148.1 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Pontresina is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Pontresina is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Pontresina is 137 km. The road distance is 237 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Lucerne to Pontresina, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Pontresina. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Pontresina, Punt Ota Sur via Zurich, Chur, Obere Au, Chur, Postautostation and Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Pontresina via Zürich HB, Chur, Samedan, and Samedan, Bahnhof in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Pontresina via Zurich, Chur, Chur, Chur, Obere Au, Chur, Bahnhofplatz, Chur, Postautostation, and Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte in around 8 h 35 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Thalwil
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thalwil to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Pfäffikon SZ to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Rhätische Bahn
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Website
rhb.ch
Train from Chur to Samedan
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
rhb.ch
Book at
rhb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Pfäffikon SZ
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Chur, Chur
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Chur, Postautostation to Silvaplana, Kreisel Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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