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Venlo to Lucerne by train

  • First train
    05:05
  • Last train
    22:05
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    7hr
  • Distance
    505 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 55m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Venlo to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Venlo to Lucerne take around 7 hours, covering a distance of approximately 505 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Venlo and Lucerne.

1. Are there direct trains from Venlo to Lucerne?

Journeys between Venlo and Lucerne usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Venlo to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Venlo to Lucerne?

The Venlo to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 7 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Venlo to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Venlo around 05:05 and the last train is around 22:05. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Venlo to Lucerne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Venlo to Lucerne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Venlo and Lucerne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Venlo to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • SBB

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lucerne to Venlo by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.