The Swiss Holiday Company

5 days Lucerne and Interlaken on the Luzern-Interlaken Express Switzerland’s best known resorts with a glittering choice of excursions

A wonderful introduction to Switzerland, staying in historic Lucerne and lively Interlaken

Your holiday includes a Swiss Travel Pass, covering the rail journeys below as well as many scenic excursions  


This is just one example of a scenic rail holiday with Lucerne and Interlaken. All holidays can be adapted to your own requirements - call 0800 619 1200 for help with your planning and prices.

Day 1. Arrive and explore charming Lucerne

Flight from the UK to Zurich airport with rail travel to Lucerne. Check in to your hotel for your 2 night stay and enjoy your first glimpse of Lucerne.

Day 2. Free day in and around Lucerne

Lucerne has a beautiful Old Town to explore. Your Swiss Travel Pass will cover your journey to the peak of Mount Rigi including the cable car and cogwheel railway and the unique opentop CabriO cable car to Stanserhorn. You’ll be able to take unlimited cruises on the lake and travel to nearby villages and lakeside resorts. Travel to mountains such as Pilatus is available at 50% reduction. 

Day 3. Luzern-Interlaken Express to Interlaken for 2 nights

Time to relax and enjoy your 2 hour journey over the Brünig Pass alongside the scenic lakes to Interlaken. After check in you will have time to get a flavour of this interesting town.

Day 4. Free day in and around the Bernese Oberland

With your Swiss Travel Pass, the lakes of Brienz and Thun have wonderful cruises to idyllic lakeside villages. Take a trip to Harder Kulm with its stunning views. The famous Schilthorn-Piz Gloria is also included and you have a 50% reduction on journeys such as Schynige Platte and the Brienzer Rothorn steam train.

Day 5. Last day

Time for a last look around Interlaken before you take the train back to Zurich airport for your flight to the UK.


Lucerne-Interlaken on the Luzern-Interlaken Express



2 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights in Interlaken:

  • Prices from £852 per person staying in 3 star hotels
  • Prices from £984 per person staying in 4 star hotels
1st class rail supplement and half board prices on request.
Price shown is for an example itinerary. We can tailor make your holiday to your individual requirements.


view booking conditions
  • Scheduled return flights from London to Zurich (flights are available from around the UK)
  • 2nd class 8 day Swiss Travel Pass covering all rail journeys described and many more
  • 4 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Luzern-Interlaken Express
  • Fully detailed itinerary sent with all tickets
  • Financial protection ATOL 3148. Booking conditions apply

Build your own scenic rail itinerary

Request a quote here or call us to build your perfect holiday

Not quite the perfect holiday? We can tailor make it to suit you:

  • Change the direction of travel
  • Add extra nights in any of the resorts  
  • Add on excursions to explore the lakes and mountains
  • Include dinner on a half board basis
  • Upgrade your hotel room for even more beautiful views
  • Upgrade to 1st class rail for extra comfort
  • Add additional resorts - create your own Grand Tour


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