Geneva to Lucerne by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    21:00
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 48m
  • Distance
    190 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 56m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Geneva to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Geneva to Lucerne take around 2 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 190 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Geneva and Lucerne.

1. Are there direct trains from Geneva to Lucerne?

Direct trains from Geneva to Lucerne have been found.

We usually find around 30 direct trains on the route from Geneva to Lucerne every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Geneva to Lucerne?

The Geneva to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Geneva to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Geneva around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:00. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Geneva to Lucerne train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Geneva to Lucerne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Geneva and Lucerne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Geneva to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocités
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lucerne to Geneva by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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