There are 2 ways to get from Schaffhausen to Lucerne by train or car

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$38 - $68

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Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Schaffhausen to Lucerne 64 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Schaffhausen to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Schaffhausen to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 19 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Schaffhausen to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Schaffhausen and arriving at Luzern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Schaffhausen and Lucerne is 76 km. The road distance is 102.4 km.

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The best way to get from Schaffhausen to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 65.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Schaffhausen to Lucerne, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Schaffhausen to Lucerne is 102 km. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Schaffhausen to Lucerne.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $94 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Schaffhausen to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

You can take a train from Schaffhausen to Lucerne via Zürich HB in around 1 h 42 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 Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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