There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Sarnen by train, night bus, taxi or car

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Line 5 train  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 5 train from Luzern to Sarnen 5 / ...

$9 - $13

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Night bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the night bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Sarnen, Bahnhof N8

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Sarnen 13 miles

$90 - $120

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Sarnen 13 miles

$2 - $4

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Luzern, Bahnhof and arriving at Sarnen, Bahnhof. This bus operates Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Sarnen. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Sarnen is 18 km. The road distance is 20.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Sarnen without a car is to line 5 train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The line 5 train from Luzern to Sarnen takes 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Lucerne to Sarnen bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Luzern, Bahnhof station.

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Lucerne to Sarnen train services, operated by Zentralbahn, depart from Luzern station.

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Lucerne to Sarnen bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Sarnen, Bahnhof station.

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Lucerne to Sarnen train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Sarnen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Sarnen is 21 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Lucerne to Sarnen.

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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Zentralbahn operates a train from Lucerne to Sarnen every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Sarnen
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Sarnen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Lucerne to Sarnen
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$90 - $120
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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There are 598+ hotels available in Sarnen. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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