How to take a train from Paris-Luzern-Amsterdam?

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Mar 18, 2017 - 5:52 AM

Hi Arno & Lucas

I need some help on my transportation planning

I will be travelling from Paris to Luzern on 12 April 2017 and will be heading to Amsterdam on 14 April 2017.

In the previous post, Arno suggested to take a train from Paris to Basel. So from there, how am I getting to Luzern? Any suggestion?

I would need some suggestion from Luzern to Amsterdam. Should I take a train all the way from Luzern to Amsterdam or I go from Luzern to Basel Airport and take a flight over to Amsterdam?


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Mar 18, 2017 - 8:44 AM in reply to suzanne3030

Hi suzanne3030!

You can easily get from Basel to Lucerne. The timetable lists all connection; the quickest connection takes about 1 hour. Likewise, the timetable will help you to find international connections from Lucerne to Amsterdam (enter "Amsterdam Centraal" as your destination). You'll have to change trains in Basel indeed. If you search a bit, you'll find connections with only one change in Basel and a direct train all the way from Basel to Amsterdam, e.g. the InterCityExpress leaving Basel at 15:13 on April 14.

Does this help you out?

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Mar 18, 2017 - 12:10 PM in reply to Annika

HI Anikka

Thank you very much for all the information. I can't wait for my trip to Switzerland soon!

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