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How to travel on the Lake Lucerne boats

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How to get there

Most boats depart from Lucerne. Lucerne can be reached by train or by car.

How to get to the boat dock

There are many towns to board the boats. The main boat dock is in Lucerne, just across the rail station. You can get there by car, but it's much easier to get there by train.

Some other towns where you can board the boats are Beckenried, Brunnen, Flüelen, Meggen, Vitznau and Weggis. The map does not show all the stops, as they differ per trip. If you have time, a longer boat trip is recommended to fully enjoy the beauty of the lake and the surrounding Alps.

Dates of operation

The boats operate daily.

  • There's a limited winter and spring schedule from January 1 to 26 May 2023.
  • From 27 May 2023 the summer schedule starts: this is when the boats operate most frequently. 
  • There's a limited fall schedule from mid-October 2023.


Check the departure times of the boats.

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