There are 4 ways to get from Lugano to Grindelwald by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Luzern 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$98 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$22 - $36

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Göschenen 61-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Göschenen, Bahnhof to Meiringen, Bahnhof 162

$94 - $156

Drive  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Grindelwald 154.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Grindelwald is to bus which costs SFr 21 - SFr 40 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Grindelwald is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 57 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Grindelwald is 98 km. The road distance is 246.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Lugano to Grindelwald, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Grindelwald, Bahnhof via Como and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Grindelwald. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Grindelwald via Luzern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Grindelwald.
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  • Distance: 61.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Grindelwald, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lugano to Grindelwald via Luzern and Interlaken Ost in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lugano to Grindelwald once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Göschenen
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Göschenen, Bahnhof to Meiringen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Como to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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