Lucerne to Zurich by train
Travelling from Lucerne to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Lucerne to Zurich take around 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 41 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lucerne and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Lucerne to Zurich?
Direct trains from Lucerne to Zurich have been found.
We usually find around 40 direct trains on the route from Lucerne to Zurich every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lucerne to Zurich?
The Lucerne to Zurich train travel time is normally about 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lucerne to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Lucerne around 04:55 and the last train is around 23:35.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lucerne around 04:55, and the last at 23:10.
What's the Lucerne to Zurich train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lucerne to Zurich are $25.39, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $26, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Lucerne to Zurich train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance.
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Which train companies operate between Lucerne and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lucerne to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter Regio
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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