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There are 4 ways to get from Luthern to Zürich by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB Ir75 / ...

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Zurich Bus Station N33 / ...

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Luthern to Zürich 52 km

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Luthern to Zürich 52 km
Luthern → Zürich
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  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Zürich is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Zürich is to taxi which costs SFr 220 - SFr 270 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Zurich Bus Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Luthern and Zürich is 40 km. The road distance is 52 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 50 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45.

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The train from Luzern to Zürich HB takes 50 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Luthern to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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Luthern to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Zürich is to train which takes 50 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 39.7 km
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Luthern, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Luzern to Zürich HB every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 23 - SFr 45 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Luzern to Zurich Bus Station twice daily. Tickets cost SFr 6 - SFr 8 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Five other operators also service this route.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Gruppo Di Maio
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
RegioJet
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 18
Website
Marino Autolinee
Bartolini Turismo
Phone
+39 0825-26416
Email
prenotazioni@bartolinipullman.it
Website
bartolinipullman.it
Bus from Luthern to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
bartolinipullman.it
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Luzern to Zurich
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Other operators
Taxi from Luthern to Zürich
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
SFr 220 - SFr 270
Taxi Ernst Hess AG
Phone
+41 41 310 10 10
Website
hesstaxi.ch
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

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Luthern to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich Bus Station.

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Luthern to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Zürich is 52 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Luthern to Zürich.

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