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THE-ICE 10th IPoE Forum 2016

‘Excellence – Defined and Measured’    9th – 12th November 2016

To be proudly hosted by César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

a member of the Swiss Education Group (SEG)

Löwenstrasse 16, 6004 Lucerne, Switzerland


Transport information access-zurich-airport-map-crop

The following information is provided to assist you with your travel needs when arriving in Switzerland to attend the 10th IPoE Forum in Lucerne.

Arriving in Switzerland – by air

The nearest international airport to Lucerne is in Zurich, with direct train access to the heart of Lucerne. The below information details how to travel from Zurich to Lucerne, for alternate travel options please click here.

Click here for airport services

Click here for security check information upon arrival


Travelling to Lucerne – by train

Traveling through the countryside to Lucerne is truly breath taking. If you are on the train, you can just sit back and relax and enjoy the view.train-travel-view

The Swiss Rail System provides the most convenient and comfortable means to travel around Switzerland, where you can arrive relaxed at your destination. Modern trains, and regular reliable departure and arrival times, ensure that you travel quickly and comfortably to any location nationwide. In addition, a wide range of passenger services are available on board and at the stations.

  • From Zurich airport, there is a train that runs regularly and directly to Bahnhof Luzerne (Lucerne train station), this is the quickest and easiest form of transportation to Lucerne. The train journey takes just 60 minutes
  • From the Zurich main station (Zürich HB), Lucerne is about a 45 minute travel by train (55km or 34 miles)

Swiss Rail System Ticket Counters provide more than just ticket service, at Swiss stations you can also change currency or send money abroad via Western Union.

Click here for detailed information of the extensive services available at Swiss Railway Stations.

Navigating to César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is centrally located in the heart of the city of Lucerne in the impressive former Union hotel that was built in the 1900s (now Hotel ibis Styles Lucerne City).

Address: Löwenstrasse 16, 6004 Luzern, Switzerland

The most efficient means of transportation to César Ritz Colleges Switzerland is via the Lucerne Trolleybus system with buses departing every 4 mins from Bahnhof Luzern (the central train station in Lucerne). Alternatively, there are frequently taxis waiting outside of the Lucerne train station, especially during the busier hours of the day.

If this is your first time to Switzerland and require travel assistance from Bahnhof Luzern, please contact ipoe2016@the-ice-org for pick-up arrangement prior to the event

Click here to download Transportation information in PDF


Click here for information on getting around Lucerne.

For enquiries please email

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