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from Düsseldorf to Lucerne

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Travel Information from Düsseldorf to Lucerne

distanceDistance295 miles (476 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 6 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £61 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 295 miles (476 km) by flight, coach or train to Lucerne from Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Lucerne.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland?

Travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Düsseldorf restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne, Switzerland from Düsseldorf?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Düsseldorf to Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Düsseldorf, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany was last verified on 25/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Düsseldorf from Lucerne.

How do I go from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

There are 3 travel options from Düsseldorf to Lucerne: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Düsseldorf?

The cheapest way from Düsseldorf to Lucerne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £17 compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A train journey is usually £44 less than a journey to Lucerne by plane, which costs on average £61 for the same trip.

A train is £44 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Düsseldorf to Lucerne costing on average £61.

What is the quickest way from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Düsseldorf is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 13 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 38 min   on average.

How far is Lucerne from Düsseldorf?

You should expect to travel around 295 miles (476 km) from Düsseldorf to Lucerne.

How many services a day are there between Düsseldorf and Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Lucerne is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lucerne from Düsseldorf as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

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

  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Düsseldorf to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £61.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lucerne by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Düsseldorf to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £61.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £17.

Where should I go next after I travel from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

Your journey from Düsseldorf to Lucerne doesn't have to end in Lucerne. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan or Paris to your Düsseldorf to Lucerne trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!

When should I book a ticket from Düsseldorf to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Düsseldorf and Lucerne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £61 one way.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £61 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £17 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Düsseldorf to Lucerne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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