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from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.

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22 Oct
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23 Oct
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Travel Information to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance211 miles (341 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £160
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £160 • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 211 miles (341 km) by coach, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lucerne, Switzerland if I’m coming from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 Frankfurt am Main.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, 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 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

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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 19/10/2021. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne.

What are my Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne travel options?

There are 3 ways to travel to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main including taking a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A coach journey is usually £139 less than a journey to Lucerne by plane, which costs on average £160 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £7 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £28 from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne.

What is the fastest way to get to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 15 min   of travel time.

How far is Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main?

The Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne distance is approximately 211 miles (341 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne:

  • Coaches most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Who can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lucerne by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £21.
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Lucerne by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £160.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £28.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main ends?
Your journey from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!
How early should I purchase Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £21 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £160 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £28 one way on average.

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