Can somebody help me find the best train ticket price from Lucerne to Amsterdam on September 10th? Thank you.
According to the timetables on the German Rail site, your fastest route with the fewest connections is Luzern - Basel SBB - Frankfurt(Main)hbf - Amsterdam Centraal. Luzern-Basel: The fare for a regional train is 32 CHF. No discount for advance purchase. Buy your ticket in Luzern. Basel-Frankfurt: Book your ticket on the German Rail site ASAP (up to 92 days allowed) to get a discount fare as low as €44. Frankfurt-Amsterdam: Book your ticket on the German Rail site ASAP (up to 92 days allowed) to get a discount fare as low as €39.
There is also a direct night train from Zurich to Amsterdam. If you're interested in an overnight journey, head here: http://www.citynightline.ch
The Zuerich-Amsterdam CNL night train stops in Basel so you wouldn't have to travel via Zuerich. Book Basel-Amsterdam ASAP (up to 92 days allowed) on the German Rail site to get the lowest discount fare. If you're willing to share a mixed gender 4-bunk couchette, you can get a fare as low as €59. Or you can get a sleeper bed in a same sex Economy Double cabin for a fare as low as €79.
The Zuerich-Amsterdam CNL night train stops in Basel so you wouldn't have to travel via Zuerich Zurich is about an 45 minutes away from Luzern, while Basel takes about an hour to get to. By using German Rail's City nightline site, it will allow you to purchase tickets from Zurich to Amsterdam.