There are 5 ways to get from Rapperswil to Lucerne by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Luzern 2-Y

Cheapest option

Line 2 train, train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 2 train from Pfäffikon SZ to Thalwil 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Thalwil to Luzern 70

$36 - $65

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rapperswil to Lucerne 39 miles

$270 - $330

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Rapperswil to Lucerne 39 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rapperswil to Lucerne 39 miles

$120 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Rapperswil to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 7 - SFr 12 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rapperswil to Lucerne is to taxi which costs SFr 260 - SFr 320 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rapperswil and arriving at Luzern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rapperswil and Lucerne is 44 km. The road distance is 62.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rapperswil to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Rapperswil to Luzern takes 1 h 22 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rapperswil to Lucerne train services, operated by Südostbahn, depart from Rapperswil station.

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Rapperswil to Lucerne train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rapperswil to Lucerne is 62 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Rapperswil to Lucerne.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rapperswil to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 27.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between Rapperswil, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?

Südostbahn operates a train from Rapperswil to Lucerne hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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 Pfäffikon SZ to Thalwil
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thalwil to Luzern
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rapperswil to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
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uber.com
UberX
$120 - $170
Black
$240 - $330
Taxi from Rapperswil to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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