Lucerne to Munich train

Wed, 29 May
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Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Munich

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Lucerne to Munich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
14:354h29
Lucerne station
19:04Munich Hbf
£691One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:545h55
Lucerne station
14:49Munich Hbf
£761One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:354h29
Lucerne station
13:04Munich Hbf
£781One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
10:545h55
Lucerne station
16:49Munich Hbf
£801One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:354h29
Lucerne station
17:04Munich Hbf
£891One-way
1 change

Train timetableLucerne to Munich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 May
Deutsche Bahn
08:354h29
Lucerne station
13:04Munich Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:545h55
Lucerne station
14:49Munich Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:354h29
Lucerne station
15:04Munich Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
10:545h55
Lucerne station
16:49Munich Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:354h29
Lucerne station
17:04Munich Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
12:545h55
Lucerne station
18:49Munich Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
14:354h29
Lucerne station
19:04Munich Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
14:546h02
Lucerne station
20:56Munich Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
15:095h33
Lucerne station
20:42Munich Hbf
3 changes

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Train times from Lucerne to Munich

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 29 m

Average

5 h 15 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

273 km

To travel from Lucerne to Munich you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
12:354h29
Lucerne station
17:04Munich Hbf
£891One-way
1 change
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
14:354h29
Lucerne station
19:04Munich Hbf
£691One-way
1 change
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:354h29
Lucerne station
13:04Munich Hbf
£781One-way
1 change
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
10:354h29
Lucerne station
15:04Munich Hbf
£1031One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
15:095h33
Lucerne station
20:42Munich Hbf
£1271One-way
3 changes

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Overview: Train from Lucerne to Munich

distanceDistance169 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€83)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or ÖBB

Trains from Lucerne to Munich cover the 169 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £74, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Lucerne and arrive in Munich Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB trains Lucerne to Munich

For as little as £37 you can travel by train to Munich from Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this 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 Lucerne to Munich. 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.

Lucerne to Munich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: £37

Trains from Lucerne to Munich

The route from Lucerne to Munich is serviced by approximately 25 departures every weekday, 22 operated by DB and 3 by ŐBB. DB runs the fastest and cheapest routes.There are no direct journeys between these two towns. All journeys require at least one change, and some journeys require as many as six changes. All journeys start at the Lucerne hbf, and end at the Munich hbf. Most journeys take about 6 hours to complete, but can take up to 10 hours, depending on layover times.

Which train companies travel from Lucerne to Munich?

Of the 25 trains each weekday, 22 are operated by Deutsche Bahn (DB) and 3 by ŐBB. Deutsche Bahn, who tend to offer the fastest service, are the main rail provider in Germany, known for the efficieny and reliability of service.

How long is the train journey from Lucerne to Munich?

There are no direct journeys between Lucerne and Munich. All journeys require between 1 and 6 changes. Journeys take between 6 and 12 hours to complete, depending on the layover time at the transfer stations. Transfer stations include Zurich, Basel, Karlsruhe, Schaffhausen, Singen and Stuttgart.

How many trains are there from Lucerne to Munich?

Passengers can expect up to 25 trains that run from Lucerne to Munich every weekday. Departures are spread throughout the day, running for practically 24 hours a day. The trains run at approximately hourly (during peak times) or two-hourly (during off-peak times) intervals. Service regularity continues over the weekend, with departures available well into the night on Saturday and Sunday.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Lucerne to Munich?

Departure train station: All trains bound for Munich leave from the Lucerne hbf. This is Lucerne’s main railway station. It is situated in the city centre, on the south bank of Lake Lucerne. The station boasts access to various forms of public transport (including to boat trips on the lake), as well as an underground shopping mall.

Arrival train station: The stations where changes occur differ, but the destination station for this train journey from Lucerne is always the Munich hbf, (the first change always takes place at either the Zurich or the Basel station). This is the main railway station in Munich, and is the 7th busiest station in Europe. It has easy access to public transport, and has extensive shopping facilities.

FAQs: Lucerne to Munich train

FAQs: Travel by train from Lucerne to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lucerne to Munich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Munich can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lucerne to Munich is £74; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lucerne to Munich train travel time is 4 h 29 min   for the 169 mile long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lucerne to Munich leaves at 07: 09. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lucerne to Munich leaves at 21: 09.
Take the Lucerne to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Lucerne and Munich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 09.

When departing from Lucerne, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Lucerne, Lucerne Allmend/Messe and Luzern Verkehrshaus. When arriving in Munich, you can end your route in train stations like Munich Hbf, Munich Airport Terminal station and Munich Ost.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lucerne, which is located around 0.3 miles (525 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Munich Hbf, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Lucerne to Munich is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Lucerne to Munich including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Lucerne and Munich

Lucerne
Munich
Lucerne is the most popular Lucerne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Lucerne for your journey to Munich.
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