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from Berlin to Lucerne

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20 Oct
£49Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
21 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£58easyJet
Fri
22 Oct
£49Deutsche Bahn
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23 Oct
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24 Oct
£49Deutsche Bahn
£63Flixbus
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Mon
25 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£34easyJet
Tue
26 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£34easyJet
Wed
27 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£30easyJet
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28 Oct
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£42Flixbus
£54easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£49Deutsche Bahn
£40STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£58easyJet
Sun
31 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
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Mon
1 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£40easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
£86easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£65easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£35easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£23Deutsche Bahn with connection
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6 Nov
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£37Flixbus
£42easyJet
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7 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£34easyJet
Mon
8 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£45easyJet

Travel Information between Berlin and Lucerne

distanceDistance440 miles (710 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £55
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £38 • 15 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £43 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 440 miles (710 km) to Lucerne from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Berlin to Lucerne.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Lucerne, Switzerland from Berlin, Germany?

International travel from Berlin, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne if travelling from Berlin?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lucerne from Berlin.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Berlin, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Berlin, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Berlin, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Berlin from Lucerne?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Berlin from Lucerne here.

How do you get from Berlin to Lucerne?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Berlin to Lucerne. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Berlin to Lucerne the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Berlin to Lucerne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £38.

This is compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A coach journey is usually £5 less than a journey to Lucerne by plane, which costs on average £43 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £17 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £55 from Berlin to Lucerne.

What is the fastest way from Berlin to Lucerne?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by coach can take on average 15 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by train can take on average 8 h 4 min.

How far is it from Berlin to Lucerne?

The distance from Berlin to Lucerne is approximately 440 miles (710 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Berlin to Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Lucerne is:

  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Berlin and Lucerne as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Berlin to Lucerne, where do I depart from Berlin and where do I arrive in Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Berlin to Lucerne:

  • Coaches most often depart from Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Berlin to Lucerne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Lucerne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • EasyJet can take you to Lucerne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Berlin to Lucerne for £43.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Berlin to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £38.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Lucerne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Lucerne for £55 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Berlin and Lucerne?

Yes, there are direct services available from Berlin to Lucerne with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lucerne from Berlin.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Berlin to Lucerne?
Looking to extend your trip from Berlin to Lucerne? Many Omio customers who go from Berlin to Lucerne usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Milan or Paris from Lucerne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy tickets from Berlin to Lucerne online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Berlin to Lucerne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £43 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £38 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £55 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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