There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Zürich by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 46m
$23 - $45
Bus • 1h
$2 - $5
3 alternative options
Taxi • 38m
$220 - $270
Drive • 38m
$6 - $10
Uber • 38m
$95 - $140
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Zürich is to bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 5 and takes 1h.
The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Zürich is to taxi which costs SFr 220 - SFr 270 and takes 38m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Zurich. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46m.
The distance between Lucerne and Zürich is 40 km. The road distance is 52 km.
The best way to get from Lucerne to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 46m and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45.
The train from Luzern to Zürich HB takes 46m including transfers and departs hourly.
Lucerne to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.
Lucerne to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.
The best way to get from Lucerne to Zürich is to train which takes 46m and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 2 - SFr 5 and takes 1h.
What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Zürich hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Zürich 4 times a day. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1h. Two other operators also service this route.
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 Zürich HB
One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.
Bus from Luzern to Zurich
- Ave. Duration
- 4 times a day
- Estimated price
- $3 - $5
Bus from Lucerna to Zurigo
- Ave. Duration
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- Marino Autolinee
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More Questions & Answers
Lucerne to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.
Lucerne to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.
Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Zürich is 52 km. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Lucerne to Zürich.
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