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City Train Luzern

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

These trains are remarkably comfortable and easy to use! My husband and I purchased the rail pass with first class but, a lot of the smaller trains going into the towns don’t have it. We still found them roomy and comfortable! It was really nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travelingover50
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We decided to take a tour of Lucerne on the little City Train to see the old city and the bridges in comfort. It was nice change to walking the cobblestones. The commentary was clear and interesting and this would be great way for young...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Partway
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Runs around the main central areas of Lucerne and a bit of fun. If you have young ones, I would recommend. It was novel and fun.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I only had a few hours to explore Luzern, and the weather wasn’t great, so this was the perfect way to get it all in! During high season it leaves on the hour every hour for most of the day and lasts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chelifuld
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

On a wet afternoon we enjoyed the hour long little train tour. The recorded commentary was clear and easy to understand. A great inexpensive introduction to Luzern. Pick up your tickets directly from the driver.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank arenamama
Reviewed May 5, 2018

This was not planned, but certainly worthwhile. After walking around, it was so nice to sit and enjoy a flute performance by the driver and an audio commentary throughout the tour. It gave a concise and inexpensive tour of the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We jumped on this train on a whim. It was well worth the time as it showed us parts of Lucerne that we were not aware of. For 12 Chf and 40 minutes it was value for money.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Keathswa
Reviewed November 19, 2017

We took this little train, before we left on the tour the driver played us a tune on a small flute like instrument. The tour takes about 40 minutes and cost is 10Chf leaves from outside Hotel Schweizerhof which is across from the river in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dell E
Reviewed October 6, 2017

For those who enjoy the experience of a traditional, city tour... this is your tour! I loved the train ride through the old town and getting a general feel of Lucerne. You see the important sights. It is not a Hop on/Hop off train, but...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Gimena B
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

This tram style train starts and ends at the Sterne Hotel Schweizehof in town. This 40 minute ride will give you a good sense of getting around Luzern. Expensive but well worth the journey. Head phones are supplied.

Date of experience: September 2017
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May 9, 2018|
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Response from arenamama | Reviewed this property |
Pay the driver directly. There are tours leaving each hour with seats for several dozen tourists.
Jean M
September 8, 2015|
Response from springl2014 |
Looks like it does not operate from December to March (checked time table section of citytrain.ch website). This is an answer 11months after! Hope it helps you and/or others.