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Train Information to London from Lucerne

distanceDistance487 miles (786 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Lucerne to London cover the 487 miles (786 km) long journey taking on average 20 h 38 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I'm coming from Lucerne, Switzerland by train?

Travel by train between Lucerne, Switzerland and London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into London from Lucerne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lucerne?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 05/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Lucerne and London closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from United Kingdom by train?

The restriction level for your return train to Lucerne, Switzerland from London is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Lucerne from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lucerne from London closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance to London from Lucerne by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Lucerne to London via train to be approximately 487 miles (786 km).
How long is the train to London from Lucerne?
The train time between Lucerne and London is on average 20 h 38 min  for the 487 miles (786 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Lucerne and London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
How many train services per day are there from Lucerne to London?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Lucerne to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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