Welcome to Public Transport in
In Lucerne you find
Operating Hours: Approximately 5am to 1am. Limited night service available.
Ticket Price Range: $$$
Day Tickets: The price of a day ticket equals about 2 standard trips. Valid for a calendar day.
Kids free ride limit: 6 years. Discount for Kids up to 16 years.
Visitor Tickets available.
Ticket Channels: Vending machines at most or all stops,App,Ticket Booths,Visitor Center
Smartphone Apps: ÖV-Ticket App / SBB App.
Pricing for public transport in Lucerne and the greater Lucerne area (called 'Passpartout') is based on time and space (socalled zones). You cannot simply buy a ticket from one stop to another. If you buy, for example, a single ticket, check the time limit printed on the ticket. You then can undertake any number of rides within this time limit and the respective zone.
These rules are typical for Switzerland and also apply for the Lucerne area.
Free ride for Kids under 6. Discount for Kids up to 16. Discount for young people up to 26. Discount varies depending on distance. See vending machines and outlets for details.
No senior fare available.
Small, tame animals (Cats, Dogs and similar) can ride for free if in a bag, a basket or another suitable container. For larger animals, a Kids ticket is required.
Special Visitor Ticket available:
Visitors Card – Lake Lucerne Region
The city of Lucerne and the Lake Lucerne Region offer a free visitors card for guests who stay overnight.
The card includes public transport in the city area (zone 10) for the length of your stay (up to 14 days). In addition, there are discounts for dozens of excursions and museum entries throughout the Lake Lucerne Region.
Cardholders also enjoy free WLAN called "Free WiFi – LUZERN.COM" in the city of lucerne.
The visitor card is available in the region's hotels, holiday-apartments, campings and tourist information offices. You can arrange delivery of your digital visitors card even before you arriv in the city.
These rules are valid for the whole PASSPARTOUT public transport network in Lucerne and the greater Lucerne area.
You need a bike ticket, which costs usually child fare. For longer distances or multiple rides you can buy a day pass, which is often a good option.
no restricitons, free of charge
If you have a lucerne visitors card, you have free, personal access to the «Free WiFi – LUZERN.COM» network. If not, there are some more options:
Free WiFi is available in many (large) railway stations throughout Switzerland.
In addition, most supermarkets of the brands Migros and Coop offer free WiFi.
This public transport info for Lucerne, LU, Switzerland was correct when published. No guarantee for currently correct info. Always check locally for policies, fares and any other details. Price ranges are indicative only ($: up to 2 USD, $$ up to 4 USD, $$$: more than 4 USD per standard single trip). If not indicated otherwise, any fare examples are for local standard trips in coach class (2nd class, economy class or similar). All trademarks mentioned on this website, including logos etc. belong to the respective rightholders. V1.0