There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne by train, night bus, bus or car
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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse and arriving at Lucerne via Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Luzern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.
The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Lucerne is 79 km. The road distance is 136.4 km.
The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .
The train from St. Gallen to Luzern takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.
Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne train services, operated by Südostbahn, depart from St. Gallen station.
Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Lucerne station.
Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Luzern station.
Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne is 136 km. It takes approximately 1 h 28 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Lucerne.
What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?
Südostbahn operates a train from Sankt Gallen to Lucerne hourly, and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.
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.
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 11 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $30 - $60
- Schedules at
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.
Bus from Zürich to Lucerne
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 10 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- $2 - $4
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