How to get from Munich to Lucerne

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from Munich to Lucerne

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

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To get from Munich to Lucerne on 12 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:24Munich Hbf6h27 09:51Luzern Bhf
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£451One-way
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06:55Munich Hbf4h30 11:25Luzern Bhf
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16:52Munich Hbf4h33 21:25Luzern Bhf
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Travel Information from Munich to Lucerne

distanceDistance169 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£51 - £146
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £51 • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £146 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 169 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Lucerne from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £51. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Munich to Lucerne.

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FAQs

Travel from Munich, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Munich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Munich to Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, 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 08/08/2022. 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 Munich from Lucerne here.

There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Lucerne: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Munich to Lucerne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £51 compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £51 from Munich to Lucerne.

A train is generally £96 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £146 from Munich to Lucerne.

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 30 min.

The distance from Munich to Lucerne is approximately 169 miles.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lucerne is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • 14 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from München, ZOB and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Munich to Lucerne:

  • You can go to Lucerne from Munich by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £51 with Flixbus from Munich to Lucerne on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Lucerne with HOP! Cheap tickets can be found for £146 with HOP! From Munich to Lucerne.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £51 with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Lucerne.

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

  • You'll find 1 direct coach per day with BlaBlaCar or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa Cityline or Air Dolomiti with direct flights per day.
  • You can find around direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

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 between Munich and Lucerne.

Looking to extend your trip from Munich to Lucerne? Many Omio customers who go from Munich 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.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £51 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £146 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £51 one way.

But we recommend booking Munich 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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