There are 5 ways to get from Lucerne to Zürich HB by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70

$24 - $45

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Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Zurich K188 / ...

$7 - $20

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Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Zürich HB 32.8 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Zürich HB 32.8 miles

$6 - $10

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucerne to Zürich HB 32.8 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Zürich HB is to drive which costs SFr 6 - SFr 10 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Zürich HB 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. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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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 46 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Zürich HB is 40 km. The road distance is 52.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Zürich HB without a car is to train which takes 46 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45.

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The train from Luzern to Zürich HB takes 46 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Zürich HB is to train which takes 46 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 7 - SFr 19 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Zürich HB, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Zürich HB every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $45 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Zürich HB twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Ouibus also services this route once daily.

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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

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.

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucerne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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UberX
$100 - $140
Black
$200 - $280
Taxi from Lucerne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
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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Lucerne to Zürich HB bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Zürich HB is 53 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Lucerne to Zürich HB.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich HB. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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