Lucerne by train

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Luzern by train

How to book train tickets to Lucerne

Fares for train tickets to Lucerne from Germany start from €39 one-wayTickets are available 6 months in advance. 


Rail Map - Switzerland

Rail Map - Switzerland

Lucerne Station - Info

Railway Station Lucerne

Lucerne Station is the name of the main station of Lucerne.

Lucerne Station is a terminal station serving domestic and international train travel. The city of Lucerne is located in the centre of Switzerland, and is adjacent to Lake Lucerne. The station is located in the city centre.  


  • Wifi: yes, hotspot
  • Lockers: yes
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid


To the city centre

  • Walking: 5 minutes·         
  • Bike: -
  • Subway: S-Bahn
  • Bus: yes, multiple buses
  • Tram: no
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  •  On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.


Finding your carriage:

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform.

My Station' app:

  • The Swiss Federal Railways have created an mobile app which helps you finding what you are looking for at their railway stations. Never miss a station special again with the “My station” app and benefit regularly from attractive special offers. Use the search function to find all the platforms, stops, shops and station services. The "My Station" app shows you the quickest way around the stations Basel SBB, Bern, Genève-Cornavin, Lucerne and Zurich main station.

Mount Pilatus

Just outside Lucerne you will find tourist attraction Mount Pilatus, this is a mountain with a height of 2137 meters above sea level. Mount Pilatus is accessible through:

  • Cable car
    • Bus from Lucerne Station to Kriens, from their you can take the cable car to Mt. Pilatus.
  •  Cogwheel train to Mount Pilatus.
    • Train from Lucerne Station to Alpnachstad, from their you can take the Cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus. This is the steepest cogwheel train in the world, with a slope of 48%

Lucerne Station - Hotels near the Station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Lucerne Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 

Ameron Hotel Flora Luzern****

Only 300m away from the Station.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

 Afbeelding uit fotogalerij van de accommodatie

Hotel Ambassador Luzern***

In old city centre. Direct bus to Pilatus.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

 Afbeelding uit fotogalerij van de accommodatie

Hotel Des Alpes *

Top location. View over Lake Lucerne.  •  Agoda  •  Trivago 

•  Find more cheap hotels:  •  Agoda  •  Trivago

Rental Cars in Lucerne

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