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There are 4 ways to get from Zug to Neuchâtel by train, bus or car

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Line 5 train, train  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the line 5 train from Zug to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuchâtel 5 / ...

SFr 65 - SFr 137

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bern N882 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds 111-Y

SFr 24 - SFr 44

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds 111-Y

SFr 45 - SFr 100

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Zug to La Chaux-de-Fonds 169.1 km

SFr 20 - SFr 29

Zug → Neuchâtel
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Neuchâtel is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Neuchâtel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Neuchâtel is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Zug to Neuchâtel is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 29 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Neuchâtel is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 29 and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zug to Neuchâtel. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at La Chaux-de-Fonds via Zürich HB and Neuchâtel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Zug and Neuchâtel is 129 km. The road distance is 169.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Neuchâtel without a car is to line 5 train and train which takes 3h 26m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3h 26m to get from Zug to Neuchâtel, including transfers.

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

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Zug to Neuchâtel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuchâtel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Neuchâtel is 169 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Zug to Neuchâtel.

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  • Distance: 129.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 26m

What companies run services between Zug, Switzerland and Neuchâtel, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zug to La Chaux-de-Fonds via Zürich HB and Neuchâtel in around 3h 26m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Neuchâtel
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Website
BLS AG
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Swiss Railways
Train from Bern to La Chaux-de-Fonds
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 18
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Bern, Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
Eurolines FR
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Zürich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
alsa.com

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