There are 6 ways to get from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen 70

$26 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Zurich, Zurich Airport K188

$12 - $20

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 39 miles

$260 - $320

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 39 miles

$8 - $12

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Luzern Pilatusplatz to Zurich Airport

$12 - $35

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) 39 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 12 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to taxi which costs SFr 260 - SFr 320 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 48 km. The road distance is 62.5 km.

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The train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Zurich, Zurich Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Zürich Flughafen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH) twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 20 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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Zurich, Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Luzern Pilatusplatz to Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$12 - $15
Normal
$30 - $35
Other operators
Uber Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$110 - $160
UberBlack
$230 - $320
Taxi from Lucerne to Zurich Airport (ZRH)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$260 - $320
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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