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from Lucerne to London

You can get from Lucerne to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lucerne to London on 8 Dec we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:05Zurich Airport3h40 18:45London Heathrow Airport
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£1021One-way
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16:05Zurich Airport3h40 18:45London Heathrow Airport
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£1021One-way
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08:40Zurich Airport7h20 15:00London Heathrow Airport
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£1021One-way
18:30Zurich Airport4h15 21:45London Heathrow Airport
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£1791One-way
19:55Zurich Airport1h50 20:45London Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information from Lucerne to London

distanceDistance487 miles (786 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£24 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £24 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Ryanair

Take a coach or flight to travel 487 miles (786 km) to London from Lucerne. 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Lucerne to London.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to London, United Kingdom from Lucerne, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Lucerne, Switzerland to London, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 06/12/2021; 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 between Lucerne and London.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for returning to Lucerne, Switzerland from United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lucerne, Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland 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 29/11/2021. 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 Lucerne from London here.

How do I travel from Lucerne to London?

There are 2 travel options from Lucerne to London: coach or flight.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to London?

The cheapest way from Lucerne to London is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to London:

A flight journey is usually £29 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to London from Lucerne?

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 21 h   on average.

How far is London from Lucerne?

You should expect to travel around 487 miles (786 km) from Lucerne to London.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Lucerne to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lucerne to London:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Lucerne to London depart from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof to London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lucerne to London?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to London by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lucerne to London for £53.
  • Ryanair can get you to London by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Lucerne to London for £24 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Lucerne to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lucerne to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights to take to London with Swiss or tab.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to London from Lucerne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lucerne to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lucerne and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to London from Lucerne online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £53 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £24 one way.

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

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