There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne by train, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern 70

$26 - $50

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Zurich Airport to Luzern Pilatusplatz

$12 - $35

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne 41 miles

$280 - $340

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne 41 miles

$8 - $13

Uber  •  45 min

  1. Take an Uber from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne 41 miles

$120 - $170

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Lucerne, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
PurpleBus
Phone
+41 44 558 26 56
Email
company@purplebus.ch
Website
purplebus.ch
Shuttle from Zurich Airport to Luzern Pilatusplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
purplebus.ch
GA fare
$12 - $15
Normal
$30 - $35
Other operators
Uber Zürich
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$120 - $170
UberBlack
$240 - $340
Taxi from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Taxi 7x7
Phone
+41 44 777 77 77
Website
taxi7x7.ch
Taxi 444 AG
Phone
+41 44 444 44 44
Website
taxi444.ch
Taxi Frei AG
Phone
+41 44 363 22 66
Website
taxi-frei.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Lucerne is 48 km. The road distance is 66 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne is to drive which costs SFr 8 - SFr 13 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lucerne is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs SFr 280 - SFr 340.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Luzern. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

The train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern takes 1 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.