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from Lucerne to Munich

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Travel Information between Lucerne and Munich

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £158
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 4 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £158 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by coach, flight or train to Munich from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; 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 Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Munich.

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FAQs

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

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Munich, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany 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 21/01/2022; 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 Munich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Lucerne, Switzerland from Munich, Germany?

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

Is my journey back to Lucerne from Munich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lucerne from Munich?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 20/01/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lucerne from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Lucerne to Munich travel options?

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

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

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

A train is generally £16 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £33 from Lucerne to Munich.

A train is £141 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Lucerne to Munich costing on average £158.

What is the fastest way to Munich from Lucerne?

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 29 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Lucerne to Munich would I travel?

The distance from Lucerne to Munich is approximately 169 miles (273 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Munich is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Lucerne and in Munich?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in Munich at München, ZOB.

Which travel companies can get me from Lucerne to Munich?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Munich by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lucerne to Munich for £33.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Munich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Lucerne to Munich for £158 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Munich by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Lucerne to Munich for £17.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Lucerne to Munich often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lucerne and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Munich from Lucerne online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Lucerne to Munich, 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 coach ticket is on average £33 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £158 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £17 one way.

But we recommend booking Lucerne to Munich 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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