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Travelling from Zermatt to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Zermatt to Lucerne take around 3 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 122 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zermatt and Lucerne.

Are there direct trains from Zermatt to Lucerne?

Journeys between Zermatt and Lucerne usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Zermatt to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Zermatt to Lucerne?

The Zermatt to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Zermatt to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Zermatt around 05:37 and the last train is around 19:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zermatt around 05:37, and the last at 20:13.

When to book Zermatt 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 Zermatt to Lucerne by train.

Which train companies operate between Zermatt and Lucerne?

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

  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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