Easy and fast to the Brandgässli 9
Do you stay at our HITrental Chapel bridge and Old Town Apartments and you don’t know yet how to get to the Brandgässli 9? No problem, we will gladly give you directions. Just follow our instructions and you can feel en route at home in your apartment soon.
Arrival by public transport
From Zurich Airport, Geneva or Basel and from Interlaken and Zermatt to Lucerne train station
From Zurich Airport there is a direct train to Lucerne every hour. Alternatively, there is the possibility to change the train at Zurich main station. The direct train takes 1 h 2 min and with change you need 1 h 7 min.
From Geneva Airport there is also a direct train to Lucerne every hour. There is also the possibility to change in Olten once. The direct train takes 3 h 1 min, via Olten you need 2 h 50 min.
There are several trains from Basel Airport to Lucerne. In any case, you have to change trains at Basel SBB. The journey from Basel airport to Lucerne takes 1 hour 25 minutes or 1 hour 40 minutes.
From Interlaken there is also a direct train to Lucerne every hour. The Luzern-Interlaken Express takes you across a wonderful landscape to Lucerne. Especially the route between Brünig-Hasliberg and Lungern is beautiful – breathtaking views of Lake Lungern (Lungernsee) are guaranteed. The journey takes 1 h 51 min.
The easiest way to get from Zermatt to Lucerne is changing trains at Visp and Berne. Trains leave every hour and the journey takes 3 h 24 min.
Further information on train connections and timetables can be found here: sbb.ch
From Lucerne train station to Brandgässli 9
From the train station Lucerne it’s best to walk to the apartment. Our apartments are located in a pedestrian area and are not directly accessible by car.
On foot you have three different options:
Option 1: At option 1, turn left at Bahnhofplatz and walk to the second bridge (not the famous Chapel Bridge), which crosses the river Reuss. Cross the second bridge called Rathaussteg and then turn left again until you reach the HITrental sign under one of the arcades. This is not the main entrance though. Now you have to walk a bit further to the public toilets and to a narrow staircase that leads up to Brandgässli. At the top of the stairs turn right and after a few meters you get to number 9.
Option 1 is the fastest option. However, if you want to avoid climbing stairs, you should choose the option 3.
Option 2: In option 2 you first walk straight from Lucerne station over the big bridge towards Schwanenplatz. At Schwanenplatz turn left onto the Rathausquai and walk along it until you see the HITrental sign under one of the arcades. From here, the way is the same as in option 1. Note that you will have to climb stairs.
Option 3: The option 3 is almost the same as option 2. First you walk over the big bridge. After that the way goes through the old town. At Schwanenplatz turn left onto Kapellplatz and walk along Kapellgasse to Kornmarkt. At the Kornmarkt turn left first, then turn right into Brandgässli.
General note for travelers by car:
The HITrental Chapel bridge and Old Town Apartments are located in a pedestrian area. They are not directly accessible by car. The apartment building is located in the pedestrian zone of the old town, unfortunately cars do not have access. You would have to park in a public car park.
We recommend the parking “Kesselturm” at Burgerstrasse 20 in Lucerne. It costs CHF 30 for 24 h.
You can find an overview of the different parking possibilities on the website of Parking Luzern.
Surroundings HITrental Chapel bridge & Old Town Apartments
Would you like to know more about the environment of your apartment? No problem, just keep reading here 😉 .
The HITrental Chapel bridge & Old Town Apartments are located in the beautiful old town of Lucerne. A few steps from our apartments is the river Reuss. On the popular Rathausquai you can stroll comfortably and enjoy the Swiss and international cuisine in various restaurants and cafes. At the weekend you can also enjoy a hearty breakfast or a delicious brunch.
All attractions such as the Chapel Bridge or the Lion Monument are reachable by foot within a very short time. From our Chapel bridge apartments you can even see the famous Chapel Bridge directly. Only a few meters from the apartments is one of the main shopping streets, the Hertensteinstrasse. Here you get everything you need for your stay in Lucerne and much more 😉 .
Every Tuesday and Saturday you can also buy fresh Swiss goods at the markets on the Rathausquai and the Helvetiaplatz.
The famous Schwanenplatz with its many jewelry and watch shops (for example Bucherer) is only 5 minutes away from the apartments. From here buses also run in all directions.
If you want to know more about Lucerne, then read the following articles:
- Lucerne like a local!
- Why Lucerne is the best hub for a first time Switzerland traveler
- Enjoy Central Swiss nature in the forests
And now enjoy your stay in our Chapel bridge & Old Town apartments and feel en route at home🙂 👋.
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