Restaurants, bars and cafés etc. are permitted to resume their operations from May 11, under condition to follow defined protective measures. Takeaway establishments, meal delivery services, grocery stores and restaurants for hotel guests still remain open.
Hotels are still allowed to remain open, however, certain establishments are closed due to the current situation. Information and bookings: www.nidwalden.com/hotels or directly at the hotels. A list of open hotels can be found here.
May continue to receive guests, provided that protective measures are observed. Information and bookings: www.nidwalden.com/appartments
Dürfen Gäste, unter Einhaltung von Schutzmassnahmen, weiterhin aufnehmen. Informationen und Buchungen: www.nidwalden.com/en/accommodation/apartments
The operation of all mountain railways is suspended until June 8, 2020. For details regarding specific mountain railways please refer their websites.
The Operation of the Lake Lucerne Navigation Company (SGV) is suspended until at least the end of May 2020. The planned start of the spring timetable on April 18, 2020 has been postponed indefinitely. Further information on www.lakelucerne.ch.
SBB (Swiss Federal Railways)/National public transportation system
The gradual reinstatement of regular public transport timetables began on April 27, 2020. International services have been suspended. Some cross-border regional connections are still running. Please check the online timetable shortly before starting any journey. The timetable will be updated by 8 p.m. to provide information about services the following day. As far as the use of public transport is concerned, the FOPH's hygiene regulations should be followed.
The S44 and S55 lines, as well as the Lucerne – Engelberg ski and hiking express, group trips, historic and extra trips are cancelled. Other trains are running according to a modified timetable. The Bistro at the Luzern-Interlaken Express is closed until April 26. Please refer to the online timetable before starting any journey. Details: www.zentralbahn.ch
The buses will be running according to a reduced timetable from Monday, March 23, 2020. From Monday to Saturday, please refer to the Saturday timetable and check the online schedule. The buses will be running according to timetable on Sundays and public holidays. Please buy the tickets for buses at the ticket machines, at the counter or via mobile app. There are no ticket sales on the buses. The «Nachtstern» lines are suspended.
Due to the current situation concerning the Sars-CoV-2 virus and the instructions of the Federal Council, various events have been cancelled. Please inform yourself directly with the organizers.
Most events are only available in German. To the calendar of events in german.
There are restrictions affecting foreigners travelling to Switzerland. These restrictions will be eased progressively from May 11, 2020. There are no travel restrictions in Lucerne or within the Lake Lucerne Region. Public transport services operate according reduced timetables.