There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Lungern by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train, line 470 train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  2. Take the line 470 train from Luzern to Lungern 470

$40 - $63

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Bus, night bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Lucerne Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Lungern, Dorfkapelle N8

$25 - $38

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Drive  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lungern 55 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Lungern. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Lungern, Dorfkapelle via Luzern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Lungern. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Lungern via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Lungern is 71 km. The road distance is 88 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Lungern without a car is to train and line 470 train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Zürich to Lungern, including transfers.

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Zürich to Lungern bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Zürich station.

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Zürich to Lungern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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Zürich to Lungern bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Lungern, Dorfkapelle station.

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Zürich to Lungern train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Lungern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Lungern is 88 km. It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to drive from Zürich to Lungern.

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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Lungern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zürich to Lungern via Luzern in around 2 h 15 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 Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Lungern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

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.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zürich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Lungern, Dorfkapelle
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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