The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne will cost around £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.
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3 h 59 m
5 h 3 m
Trains per day
Of the 30 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Lucerne every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 342 km distance in an average of 5 h 3 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 59 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 15 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||211 miles (341 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£19 (€22)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne cover the 211 miles (341 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £19.
You can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Lucerne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne closer to your date of departure here.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main train here.
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