There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Rothenburg by bus, train, taxi or foot
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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Rothenburg is to line 50 bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 8 min.
The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Rothenburg is to taxi which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 7 min.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern, Kasernenplatz and arriving at Rothenburg, Flecken. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Rothenburg Dorf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.
The distance between Lucerne and Rothenburg is 5 km.
The best way to get from Lucerne to Rothenburg without a car is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.
The line 50 bus from Luzern, Kasernenplatz to Rothenburg, Flecken takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Lucerne to Rothenburg bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Luzern, Kasernenplatz station.
Lucerne to Rothenburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.
The best way to get from Lucerne to Rothenburg is to line 50 bus which takes 8 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4. Alternatively, you can line 1 train, which costs SFr 9 - SFr 18 and takes 10 min.
What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Rothenburg, Switzerland?
Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Lucerne to Rothenburg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Rothenburg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $19 and the journey takes 10 min.
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.
Train from Luzern to Rothenburg Dorf
Bus from Luzern, Kasernenplatz to Rothenburg, Flecken
- Ave. Duration
- 8 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $2 - $4
- Schedules at
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Lucerne to Rothenburg bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Rothenburg, Flecken station.
Lucerne to Rothenburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Rothenburg Dorf station.
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