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There are 5 ways to get from Sargans to Lucerne by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Sargans to Thalwil 45-Y
  2. Take the train from Thalwil to Luzern 70

$42 - $75

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Train, bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Sargans to Zürich HB 45-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Luzern K188 / ...

$36 - $63

3 alternative options

Train Südostbahn  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Sargans to Uznach 4
  2. Take the train from Uznach to Luzern 2-Y

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Sargans to Lucerne 73.1 miles

$15 - $22

Uber  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sargans to Lucerne 73.1 miles

$210 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sargans to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 22 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sargans to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 22 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sargans to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Sargans and arriving at Luzern via Thalwil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between Sargans and Lucerne is 86 km. The road distance is 116.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sargans to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 54 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Sargans to Lucerne, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sargans to Lucerne is 117 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Sargans to Lucerne.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 53.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

What companies run services between Sargans, Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Sargans to Lucerne via Thalwil in around 1 h 54 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 Sargans to Thalwil
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thalwil to Luzern
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sargans to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Sargans to Uznach
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Train from Uznach to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.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 Zurich to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Zurigo to Lucerna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
Marino Autolinee
Other operators
Uber Zurich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sargans to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $290
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UberX
$210 - $290
Black
$430 - $600

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