Indulge your fascination and experience the job of a train driver at close quarters. Step into the driver’s cab in Interlaken or Lucerne and watch the train driver at work. Enjoy your journey through breathtaking nature, across bridges, through tunnels and experience cog railway technology up close from the perspective of the locomotive crew. All while accompanied by a professional who will leave none of your questions unanswered. 


Experience an unforgettable panorama trip through the heart of Switzerland on the Luzern–Interlaken Express. On this almost two-hour train journey from Lucerne over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken or vice versa, the fantastic mountain panorama is your constant companion. Marvel at five different lakes, roaring waterfalls and gushing rivers. Enjoy the perfect train journey with an incredible view through the front windscreen. 

In the top 5.

The Luzern–Interlaken Express is one of Switzerland’s “Premium Panoramic Trains” and – along with the Glacier Express, Bernina Express, Gotthard Panorama Express and the GoldenPass Line – it is one of the country’s top 5 scenic routes.

Part of the GoldenPass Line. 

The panorama train is also a section of the famous GoldenPass Line from Lucerne to Montreux, which is also part of the Grand  Train  Tour of Switzerland

The highlights. 

All information.

  • Ride along in the driver’s cab on the beautiful route over the Brünig Pass from Lucerne to Interlaken or vice versa (journey time: 1 hour and 50 minutes)
  • Accompanied by a Zentralbahn expert
  • Commemorative certificate
  • 1 Day Pass for the return journey in Zentralbahn’s 1st class
  • Voucher worth CHF 10 for food and drink at the bistro on the Luzern–Interlaken Express. 

Itinerary from Lucerne (daily)  

10.06am: Departure form Luzern with the PE 2920
11.55am: Arrival at Interlaken Ost

Itinerary from Interlaken (daily)  

13.04pm: Departure from Interlaken Ost with the PE 2927
14.55pm: Arrival at Luzern

Meet the train driver 10 minutes before departure at the driver’s cab at the head of the train.

You can make bookings directly on the booking page. Go to the booking page  

If you have any questions or queries about your booking, our team at the Meiringen Travel Centre will be happy to help you (058 668 86 50 /    

Please note that we need at least 15 working days in order to organise the trip. We want everything to be perfect for you.  

Flat rate price 

CHF 490.00 adults
CHF 650.00 adults plus one accompanying person

Minimum age: 10 years. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Max. two people per journey. 

The team at the Meiringen Travel Centre will be happy to answer your questions.

zb Zentralbahn AG  
Meiringen Travel Centre  
Bahnhofplatz 12
3860 Meiringen  

058 668 86 50  

Opening hours.  

Monday and Tuesday
7.30am – 6pm 

7.30am – 12 noon / 1.30pm – 6pm  

Thursday and Friday  
7.30am – 6pm  

* Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Suitable excursions.

Make your dream come true and book your ride in the driver’s cab now.