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

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

With the wonderful mountains of Rigi and Pilatus, a beautiful lake and a great Old Town to explore you will be spoilt for choice on how to spend your time in Lucerne.

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

A chance to visit the world’s highest railway station at Jungfraujoch is top of many people’s list. Alternatively you have a choice of two lakes and many more mountain excursions to try.

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

Add a day trip to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

Visit the 'Top of the World' - A truly magnificent train journey to Europe's highest railway station, followed by views across the Jungfrau region from 3571m! This is an excursion not to be missed, with an ice palace, a summertime snow fun park, mountain walking trails, restaurants, and of course stunningly beautiful views.

£79 per person from Interlaken




2 nights in Lucerne and 2 nights in Interlaken:

  • Prices from £631 per person staying in 3 star hotels
  • Prices from £740 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 rail travel Zurich airport to Lucerne and Interlaken to Zurich airport
  • 4 nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation as described based on two people sharing
  • 2nd class reserved seats on the Luzern-Interlaken Express
  • Half fare card giving you half or reduced price travel within Switzerland
  • 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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