Luzern–Interlaken Express


nostalgia train

Travel between Lucerne and Interlaken through mountains and lakes

The panoramic journey between Lucerne and Interlaken promises comfort and magnificent views through modern panoramic windows. En route, you’ll have an opportunity to admire the breathtaking Alpine panorama, sparkling lakes and idyllic countryside. Enjoy a wonderful meal in the Zentralbahn bistro and prepare for your exciting visit to the Holiday Region Interlaken.

Sail through the Brünig Pass on an ultramodern train while enjoying breathtaking views from the panoramic windows. On the Luzern–Interlaken Express, you’ll experience an unforgettable panoramic journey into the heart of Switzerland. On this phenomenal train journey, which takes around two hours, you will be accompanied at all times by a fantastic mountain panorama, featuring five different lakes, thundering waterfalls and sparkling rivers. The incredible view from the window will awaken your thirst for adventure. On board, you can also go on a culinary adventure with a delicious meal and refreshing drink in the bistro. Upon arriving in Interlaken, you can discover a wide range of activities and unique experiences around Lakes Thun and Brienz. Stay the night at a charming hotel or a cosmopolitan hostel and set off on a discovery tour of the Holiday Region Interlaken.

Train line closure Zentralbahn at the Brünig (Giswil – Meiringen)

2.10. – 9.12.2023
Due to construction work, the Brünig line of the Zentralbahn, from Giswil to Meiringen, will be closed from 2 October to 9 December 2023. In connection with the national road project N8 / Lungern North-Giswil South (with tunnel Kaiserstuhl), the track of the Zentralbahn has to be relocated in the area of the planned south portal. During this time, the railway line will be closed to regular rail traffic between Giswil and Meiringen. During this time, replacement buses will be running. Please consult the online timetable at before travelling.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Panoramic journey between Lucerne and Interlaken
  • Train journey through a varied landscape of mountains and lakes
  • Huge panoramic windows for a spectacular view guaranteed
  • Exceptional comfort in first and second class
  • Treat yourself in the bistro

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • The journey from Lucerne to Interlaken Ost takes two hours
  • Check the timetable for departure and arrival times
  • Seat reservation recommended




365 days a year


  • for Children of all Ages

  • for Class

  • for Groups

  • Pet allowed

  • Suitable for any weather

  • Suitable for Pushchair

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Other Furnishing/Equipment

  • Barrier-free access

  • Toilet

Payment Options

Cash, Debit Card, Visa

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