If you`re coming from overseas to visit the beautiful Lake Luzern region of Central Switzerland, flying into Zürich then hopping on one of the convenient twice-hourly trains to Lucerne is one of your best transport options.
Trains from Zürich Airport to Lucerne / Luzern
The train station beneath Zürich airport is a quick 10 minute walk from your flight arrival gate, allowing direct access to Luzern from Zürich airport multiple times per day.
Trains from Zürich Airport to Lucerne normally depart twice per hour at xx:13 (platform 3, transit time 72 min.) and xx:47 ( platform 4, transit time 62 min.).
The train from Zürich Flughafen to Lucerne departing at xx:13 requires you to change trains at Zürich Hauptbahnhof ( Zürich Main Station ). You will have around 10 leisurely minutes to reach your train to Luzern, so no need to worry if opting for this non-direct transit plan.
The train departing at xx:47 from Zürich Airport to Luzern is the quicker, more convenient direct train. It will also stop at Zürich HB, but stay in your seat during the 5 minute stop-over and wait for departure as the terminus of this connection is Luzern Hauptbahnhof.
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