How to get from Lausanne to Lucerne

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from Lausanne to Lucerne

You can get from Lausanne to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
train

To get from Lausanne to Lucerne on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:20Lausanne, gare2h35 11:55Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£521One-way
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09:20Lausanne, gare2h35 11:55Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£521One-way
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08:20Lausanne, gare2h35 10:55Luzern Bhf
2 changes
£571One-way
08:44Lausanne, gare2h17 11:01Luzern Bhf
0 changes
£611One-way
08:15Lausanne, gare2h40 10:55Luzern Bhf
1 change
£611One-way

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Travel Information to Lucerne from Lausanne

distanceDistance87 miles (140 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £39 • 2 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 87 miles (140 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Lucerne from Lausanne. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are SBB among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Lausanne to Lucerne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lausanne to Lucerne

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FAQs

There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Lucerne: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Lucerne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Lucerne by plane, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Lucerne by ferry, which costs on average £1 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £39 less than a journey to Lucerne by train, which costs on average £39 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Lausanne is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 17 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that can usually take longer:

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The distance from Lausanne to Lucerne is approximately 87 miles (140 km).

The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Lucerne is:

  • Around 37 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lausanne and Lucerne as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lausanne to Lucerne:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome and tend to arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lausanne to Lucerne:

  • You can travel to Lucerne from Lausanne by train with SBB. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £39 with SBB from Lausanne to Lucerne.

Yes, there are direct services available between Lausanne and Lucerne with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by train with SBB with 17 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lucerne from Lausanne.

Your journey from Lausanne to Lucerne doesn't have to end in Lucerne. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan or Paris to your Lausanne to Lucerne trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!

When planning your trip from Lausanne to Lucerne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £39 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Lausanne and Lucerne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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