There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Zürich by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar
Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.
What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Zürich every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $45 and the journey takes 46 min.
Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland
Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.
Questions & Answers
The distance between Lucerne and Zürich is 40 km. The road distance is 52 km.
The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Zürich is to drive which costs SFr 6 - SFr 10 and takes 38 min.
The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Zürich is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs SFr 220 - SFr 270.
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 46 min.
The train from Luzern to Zürich HB takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.