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Zentralbahn in Lungern

Luzern–Interlaken Express.

Come aboard for an unforgettable travel experience in the heart of Switzerland! Are you looking for greener pastures, bluer lakes and whiter peaks? Then come aboard on one of our trains!

Luzern–Interlaken Express: What a pleasurable ride.

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: our state-of-the-art air-conditioned trains are your guarantee of the highest comfort!

Lucerne – the heart of Switzerland.

The city is known for its stunning location on the edge of Lake Lucerne amid snow capped mountains. From here  you have the perfect start to travel to many famous mountains such as Pilatus, Rigi or Stanserhorn. Definitely worth a visit!

Interlaken – gateway to the Jungfraujoch experience.

Situated between two beautiful Lakes Thun and Brienz and surrounded by mountains, Interlaken is one of the most popular tourist towns in Switzerland. And last but not least, your trip to the Top of Europe Jungfraujoch starts in Interlaken.

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 2022/23:

  • 14.05.2022 – 30.10.2022: CHF 14.00
  • 31.10.2022 – 12.05.2023: CHF 10.00
  • 13.05.2023 – 29.10.2023: CHF 14.00



  • What a delicious experience.

    There’s a great deal to discover on your way from Lucerne to Interlaken (or vice versa). All those fantastic sights are certainly appetizing. So, while enjoying the ride, why not savour a drink, a snack or a delicious meal as well? Our Bistro car crew will be happy to take your order!


    Bistro in the Luzern–Interlaken Express.

    • Lucerne – Interlaken Ost: Hourly from 06:06 to 21:06

    • Interlaken Ost – Lucerne: Hourly from 07:04 to 20:04

    • Travel time: 1h50 Minutes


    You can find the current timetable on

  • You can buy your ticket online, at the ticket machine or at the train counter.

    Important notes: This route is fully included in the Swiss Travel Pass (Flex) / GA.