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How to get there

Lucerne's location in the heart of Switzerland makes it easily accessible both by public transport and car. The magnificent landscape makes every trip from and to Lucerne an attraction in its own right. Find out more about the different modes of tranpsort below.

Possible modes of transport


Zurich International Airport is the main gateway to Switzerland. With direct flights to 185 destinations in 66 countries it is one of Europes leading airports. You can easily reach Lucerne from Zurich International Airport by train or car within about one hour.

Additionally, the other Swiss airports in Basel, Bern and Geneva are also easily reachable via train and car.


Switzerland offers one of the most dense train networks in the world and Lucerne is right in the heart of it. Hourly connections to all major Swiss cities such as Bern, Zurich and Basel, the punctuality and the cleanliness of the trains and the beautiful landscape make for an efficient and enjoyble travel.


The dense network of roads in Switzerland guarantees a fast and realiable access to all the cities. Lucerne is part of the north-south axe and is easily reachable by car from all major Swiss cities.

Within the destination

Lucerne is compact and benefits from a dense public transportation network. The main railway station is situated in the centre of the city. The congress centre KKL is located just next to the train station (2 minute walk). Additionally, the Lucerne Exhibition Centre can be reached in only 2 minutes from Lucerne railway station; trains run every 15 minutes. Many transport facilities are available for your use while you are staying in Lucerne. Whether you travel by train, boat, public transportation, bicycle or rented car, Lucerne and Central Switzerland can be discovered in a sporty or luxurious way.


Location and contact

Lucerne Convention Bureau
Bahnhofstrasse 3
6002 Luzern
+41 (0)41 227 17 07