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There are 2 ways to get from Lucerne to Rhine Falls by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$35 - $63

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Rhine Falls 64.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Rhine Falls is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Rhine Falls is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Neuhausen Rheinfall via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Rhine Falls is 74 km. The road distance is 102.7 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Rhine Falls without a car is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Lucerne to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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Lucerne to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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Lucerne to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuhausen Rheinfall station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Rhine Falls is 103 km. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Lucerne to Rhine Falls.

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There are 220+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Rhine Falls.
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  • Distance: 46 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lucerne to Rhine Falls via Zürich HB and Neuhausen Rheinfall in around 2 h 7 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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