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05/19/2024
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Lucerne to Zurich by bus

The journey from Lucerne to Zurich by bus is 24.69 mi and takes 3 hr 21 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:15 AM and the last at 11:54 PM. It is possible to travel from Lucerne to Zurich by bus for as little as $36.80 or as much as $67.79. The best price for this journey is $36.80.

Lowest Price$36.80
Journey Duration3 hr 21 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$36.80
Highest Price$67.79
First Departure2:15 AM
Last Departure11:54 PM
Distance24.69 mi
DepartureLucerne
ArrivalZurich
CarriersSBB, FlixBus

Lucerne to Zurich Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How much do bus tickets from Lucerne to Zurich cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from Lucerne to Zurich. On average, though, you'll pay about $56.27 for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as $36.80, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Lucerne to Zurich. On average, though, you'll pay about $56.27 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Lucerne to Zurich by bus?

With a distance of 24.69 mi between Lucerne and Zurich, it will usually take 3 hr 21 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 3 hr 21 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Lucerne to Zurich faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Lucerne and Zurich will complete the journey in 2 hr 46 min.On average, it will take you about 3 hr 21 min to travel the 24.69 mi between Lucerne and Zurich.

How many times a day do departures from Lucerne leave for Zurich?

If you want to get from Lucerne to Zurich, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 2 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 0 direct journeys between Lucerne and Zurich. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Lucerne to Zurich. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Lucerne to Zurich
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Zurich.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Lucerne to Zurich, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Lucerne to Zurich.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $62.75 to $426.30 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 85% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Lucerne to Zurich

The cheapest Lucerne - Zurich bus tickets can be found for as low as $15.36 if you’re lucky, or $53.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $238.72.

Find the best day to travel to Zurich by bus

When travelling to Zurich by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Swiss Federal Railways, or SBB, is the country's railroad organization. All around Switzerland, SBB offers passenger rail services with connections to nations including Germany, Austria, Italy, and France. SBB provides a range of train services, including high-speed trains, regional trains, and international trains, and offers different classes of service, from standard seating to luxurious sleeper cabins.

Services on board SBB and FlixBus from Lucerne to Zurich
Compare services on board when travelling from Lucerne to Zurich by bus.
Facilities SBB FlixBus
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wifi WiFi check check
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luggage Luggage check check
accessibility Accessibility check cross
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air_con Air conditioning check check
bicycle Bicycle check cross
sleeper_couchette Sleeper check cross

Lucerne to Zurich CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
2.78kg
Bus
2.98kg
Flight
7.95kg
Car
6.36kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Lucerne to Zurich?
A bus ticket from Lucerne to Zurich is $56.27. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $36.80.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Lucerne to Zurich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Lucerne to Zurich is $36.80. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Lucerne and Zurich by bus?
Lucerne to Zurich is 24.69 mi.
How long does the bus between Lucerne and Zurich take?
Lucerne to Zurich is on average 3 hr 21 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 46 min.
Which companies operate from Lucerne to Zurich?
The bus journey from Lucerne to Zurich is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: SBB and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Lucerne to Zurich?
Lucerne to Zurich has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Lucerne to Zurich leave?
The earliest bus from Lucerne to Zurich departs at 2:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Lucerne to Zurich depart?
The latest bus from Lucerne to Zurich departs at 11:54 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Lucerne to Zurich in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $36.80 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Lucerne to Zurich by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Lucerne and Zurich is 2 hr 46 min.
Is there a direct bus from Lucerne to Zurich?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Lucerne and Zurich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Lucerne to Zurich by bus?
The bus journey from Lucerne to Zurich creates 2.98kg of CO2 emissions.

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