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Traveling from Lucerne to Meiringen by train

Looking to travel from Lucerne to Meiringen by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 32 minutes to travel from Lucerne to Meiringen by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 10 minutes though. You'll usually find 17 trains per day running along the 37 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Meiringen. You'll probably be traveling with SBB train to get to Meiringen, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Lucerne to Meiringen start from $13.98 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Meiringen by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Lucerne to Meiringen by train

It takes an average of 1h 32m to travel from Lucerne to Meiringen by train, over a distance of around 23 miles (37 km). There are normally 17 trains per day traveling from Lucerne to Meiringen and tickets for this journey start from $13.98 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 10m
PriceFrom $13.98
Distance23 miles (37 km)
Frequency17 trains per day
First train06:06
Last train23:00
Departure stationLucerne
Arrival stationMeiringen
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Lucerne to Meiringen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lucerne to Meiringen for Tuesday Dec 20th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:06 09:16 1h 10m, direct
09:06 10:16 1h 10m, direct
10:06 11:16 1h 10m, direct
11:06 12:16 1h 10m, direct
12:06 13:16 1h 10m, direct
13:06 14:16 1h 10m, direct
14:06 15:16 1h 10m, direct
15:06 16:16 1h 10m, direct
16:06 17:16 1h 10m, direct
17:06 18:16 1h 10m, direct

SBB trains from Lucerne to Meiringen

You can travel from Lucerne to Meiringen on SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Meiringen

The price of train tickets from Lucerne to Meiringen starts at $13.98 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lucerne to Meiringen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Lucerne to Meiringen

Want to know more about your journey from Lucerne to Meiringen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lucerne to Meiringen take?

The average journey time by train between Lucerne and Meiringen is 1 hour and 32 minutes, with around 17 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lucerne and Meiringen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lucerne to Meiringen is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

How much does the train from Lucerne to Meiringen cost?

Train tickets from Lucerne to Meiringen can start from as little as $13.98 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lucerne to Meiringen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Lucerne to Meiringen without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Lucerne to Meiringen each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Lucerne to Meiringen leave?

The first train from Lucerne to Meiringen leaves at 06:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lucerne to Meiringen leave?

The last train from Lucerne to Meiringen leaves at 23:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lucerne and Meiringen by train?

Trains travelling from Lucerne to Meiringen cover a distance of around 23 miles (37 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lucerne to Meiringen for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/20/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/03/2019 for travel on 04/03/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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