- by Air
Whether you are flying to Zurich, Bale or Geneva, you’ll find that Lucerne is just a short train ride away.
For the journey by car, go to the category ‘by CAR’.
- by Train
Lucerne has excellent connections to all the main cities in Switzerland. Direct trains run from every city to Lucerne.
For the journey from Lucerne to the Lake Rotsee we recommend to use the bus. You’ll find the bus timetable in the category ‘by BUS’.
- by Car
Duration Zurich – Lucerne: approx. 50min.
Take Butzenbüelring until A51. Turn into A4, E41 and A14 until Reusseggstrasse in Ebikon. Leave the motorway at the exit 24-Rotsee and follow Reusseggstrasse, Sedel und Sedelstrasse. Turn into Friedentalstrasse.
Duration Bale – Lucerne: approx. 70min.
Take motorway A3 to Bale. After 4km turn into A2 Lucerne. Leave the motorway at the exit 25-Emmen Süd and follow Reusseggstrasse, Sedel und Sedelstrasse. Turn into Friedentalstrasse.
Duration Geneva – Lucerne: approx. 2,5 hrs.
Take A1 until Oftringen/Rotkreuz. Turn right into A2 Lucerne. Leave the motorway at the exit 25-Emmen Süd. Follow Reusseggstrasse, Sedel und Sedelstrasse. Turn into Friedentalstrasse.
Cross the Bridge ‘Seebrücke’ and use the middle lane, to turn left on the Löwenstrasse, direction Ebikon. Follow Zürichstrasse and turn into the Vallasterstrasse. At the traffic circle turn into the Friedentalstrasse.
There the parking spaces of the Lucerne hospital (Parkplatz Ost) can be used for a daily fee of CHF 5.00. The Lake Rotsee is accessible by foot in less than 5 minutes. The direction is signalised.
- by BUS
There are several buses which you will bring to the Lake Rotsee:
Bus number 19 track F
with direction to Friedental/Kantonsspital until stop ‘Luzern, Rosenberg’
Bus number 18 track F
with direction to Friedental/Kantonsspital until stop ‘Luzern, Jugendherberge’
Bus number 1 track B
with direction to Maihof until stop ‘Luzern, Schlossberg’
Bus number 1 track B
with direction to Maihof until stop ‘Luzern, Maihofmatte-Rotsee’
Bus number 22 track R
with direction to Inwil until stop ‘Ebikon, Falken’
Bus number 23 track S
with direction to Root until stop ‘Ebikon, Falken’
- ATHLETES TRANSPORT
Teams staying at the hotels in the city may order bus tickets at reduced rates.
Please contact the Organising Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Organising Committee will provide a limited transport service for teams staying outside Lucerne upon request.
Teams need to contact the Organising Committee with their transport requests and will be charged for this service.
Your transport is only confirmed once you had received a written confirmation from the Organising Committee’s transport office.
During racing days teams can book their transport at the transport office in the boating area.
Please contact email@example.com.
Lucerne has 62 hotels with more than 6’000 beds, fromB&Bs to 5* hotels. Our travel agency – buchertravel.ch – will be more than happy to assist you with choosing and booking the accommodation that suit you best. Catering facilities in hotels as well as at the venue will be provided. Transport for teams from Zurich airport to Lucerne will be provided as well as transport between official hotels and the Rotsee.
If you are coming to participate from a country requiring a visa, you will need an official invitation letter from the Organising Committee. In order to issue an invitation letter for you or your rowing team, we need the following information from each person:
- Family name, name
- Date of birth
- Passport number, issue and expiry date
- Function in the team (as for example athlete, coach)
In addition we need the name of your hotel and address and the exact check-in and check-out data. The invitation letter is issued only for the period of your stay in the hotel.
Here you will find all the relevant documents during the regatta.