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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Lucerne

distanceDistance295 miles (476 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price£33 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Düsseldorf to Lucerne cover the 295 miles (476 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £33, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Düsseldorf to Lucerne

You can travel by train to Lucerne from Düsseldorf with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £26. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Düsseldorf to Lucerne train.

  • Average Price: £26

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Lucerne from Düsseldorf:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Deutsche Bahn Trains from Duesseldorf to Luzern

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Duesseldorf to Luzern. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Duesseldorf to Luzern and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Düsseldorf to Lucerne

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Düsseldorf, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Düsseldorf, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Düsseldorf?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Düsseldorf and Lucerne as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Düsseldorf, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Düsseldorf from Lucerne?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lucerne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Düsseldorf, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Düsseldorf from Lucerne.

How much do cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Lucerne cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Düsseldorf to Lucerne for the next 7 days starting from £26  one way.

What is the average price of train tickets from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Lucerne from Düsseldorf is £33  one way.

What is the distance between Düsseldorf and Lucerne via train?

The Düsseldorf to Lucerne train distance is approximately 295 miles (476 km).

How long does it take from Düsseldorf to Lucerne by train?

While the time it takes to travel 295 miles (476 km) to Lucerne from Düsseldorf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Düsseldorf to Lucerne is on average 6 h 49 min.

Which train providers can take me between Düsseldorf and Lucerne?

Take the Düsseldorf to Lucerne train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Düsseldorf and Lucerne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Lucerne from Düsseldorf a day?

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Düsseldorf to Lucerne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Düsseldorf to Lucerne? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Düsseldorf to Lucerne leaves at 09: 27. The last train departing from Düsseldorf to Lucerne leaves at 15: 22. You can find the latest Düsseldorf to Lucerne train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Lucerne from Düsseldorf to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Düsseldorf to Lucerne is on average £33 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Lucerne from Düsseldorf available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Düsseldorf is Düsseldorf Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Düsseldorf Hbf for your trip between Düsseldorf and Lucerne.