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Vienna to Lucerne by train
Fastest journey8hr 48m
Trains per day5
Avg. journey time12hr 42m
Travelling from Vienna to Lucerne by train
Fast trains from Vienna to Lucerne take around 8 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 616 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Lucerne.
1. Are there direct trains from Vienna to Lucerne?
Journeys between Vienna and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 7 departures on the route from Vienna to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 5 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Vienna to Lucerne?
The Vienna to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Vienna to Lucerne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Vienna around 05:30, and the last at 00:04.
When to book Vienna to Lucerne train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months 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 Vienna to Lucerne by train.
Which train companies operate between Vienna and Lucerne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Vienna to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter Regio
- Night train
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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