There are 6 ways to get from Lucerne to Vitznau by ferry, train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Ferry  •  57 min

  1. Take the ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Vitznau 13-Y / ...

$17 - $25

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Night bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Luzern, Schwanenplatz to Vitznau, Station N4

$15 - $22

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Train, line 2 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Küssnacht am Rigi 3 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Küssnacht am Rigi, Bahnhof to Vitznau, Station 2 / ...

$17 - $30

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Vitznau 15.7 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Vitznau 15.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucerne to Vitznau 15.7 miles

$50 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Vitznau is to drive which costs SFr 3 - SFr 5 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Vitznau is to taxi which costs SFr 110 - SFr 140 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Luzern, Schwanenplatz and arriving at Vitznau, Station station. This bus operates Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Luzern Bahnhofquai and arriving at Vitznau. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Vitznau is 14 km. The road distance is 25.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Vitznau without a car is to ferry which takes 57 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 24.

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The ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Vitznau takes 57 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Lucerne to Vitznau bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Luzern, Schwanenplatz station.

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Lucerne to Vitznau bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Vitznau, Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Vitznau is 25 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Lucerne to Vitznau.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Vitznau.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

Lake Lucerne Ferry operates a ferry from Lucerne to Vitznau every 2 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 57 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 Küssnacht am Rigi
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Küssnacht am Rigi
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Küssnacht am Rigi, Bahnhof to Vitznau, Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night bus from Luzern, Schwanenplatz to Vitznau, Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
Lake Lucerne Ferry
Phone
+41 (0)41 367 67 67
Email
info@lakelucerne.ch
Website
lakelucerne.ch
Ferry from Luzern Bahnhofquai to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
lakelucerne.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucerne to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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uber.com
UberX
$50 - $70
Black
$100 - $140
Taxi from Lucerne to Vitznau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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