Luzern–Interlaken Express beim Lungernsee
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Luzern–Interlaken Express durchs Haslital
Luzern–Interlaken Express durchs Haslital
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Luzern–Interlaken Express

Crystal clear lakes, magnificent waterfalls and snow-capped mountains

The Luzern–Interlaken Express is one of the top 5 panoramic train routes in Switzerland.

When boarding the Luzern–Interlaken Express, you are about to go on an unforgettable journey right into the heart of Switzerland. This two-hour ride will take you along the shores of crystal-clear lakes (no less than five!), past romantic waterfalls and over the magnificent Brünig mountain pass. And after experiencing some of the most spectacular views the Swiss Alps have to offer through large panoramic windows, you will arrive at your destination well-rested and thrilled at the same time!

Timetable:
  • Lucerne – Interlaken Ost: Every hour from 06.06am to 09.06pm (no seat reservation possible from 07.06pm)

  • Interlaken Ost – Lucerne: Every hour from 07.04am to 08.04pm

  • Journey time: 1h 50 minutes

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Journey between lakes and mountains

About the route

Relaxed travel with a guaranteed seat

You can book now your individual seat with the best view in 1st and 2nd class on the Luzern–Interlaken Express. We guarantee your seat and you can enjoy your journey.

Reservation fees 2024:

  • 09.05.2024 - 27.10.2024: CHF 16.00

  • 28.10.2024 – 09.12.2024: CHF 12.00

Important notes on tickets: - Tickets for this route can be purchased together with the seat reservation. The reservation confirmation does not count as a rail ticket. - This route is fully included in the Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) / GA and in the Tell Pass and others. - To reserve a seat only, please select "Reservation only" in the booking process.

Lucerne - Interlaken direct
Seat reservation / ticket purchase from Lucerne to Interlaken or vice versa
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All stations
Seat resevation / ticket purchase to/from the various stations along the route
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Did you know that...

...that just before the Luzern–Interlaken Express winds its way up to the Brünig Pass, it switches to cogwheel drive in order to be able to climb the incline?
Facts about the Luzern–Interlaken Express
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...that the Luzern–Interlaken Express is a section of the famous GoldenPass Line from Lucerne to Montreux, which is also part of the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland?
Facts about the Luzern–Interlaken Express
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...that the Luzern–Interlaken Express is equipped with large panoramic windows in both 1st and 2nd class?
Facts about the Luzern–Interlaken Express
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Still something unclear? Click here for the frequently asked questions (FAQ):

Which is the seat with the best view?
How far in advance can I make a reservation?
Which reduction level do I have to choose?
As an individual traveler, can I also get off at stations like Lungern or Brienz?
Is it possible to eat or drink something on the Luzern–Interlaken Express?
Is the Lucerne-Interlaken Express wheelchair accessible?
Are there toilets on the Luzern–Interlaken Express?
Is there air conditioning on the Luzern–Interlaken Express?

Your dream is coming true: Footplate ride on the Lucerne-Interlaken Express

A footplate ride is a childhood dream come true. Experience the journey from Lucerne to Interlaken via the Brünig Pass from a completely new perspective.

mys-Footplate ride | Luzern–Interlaken-Führerstandsfahrt
Footplate ride | Luzern–Interlaken Express

Wake up, your dream is coming true: A footplate ride on the Lucerne-Interlaken Express is a childhood dream come true. Experience the journey from Lucerne to Interlaken via the Brünig Pass from a completely new perspective.

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