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from Paris to Lucerne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Lucerne on 17 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 10:20EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£861One-way
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09:15Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 10:20EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£861One-way
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20:45Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 21:50EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£861One-way
09:55Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 11:10Zurich Airport
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£1251One-way
20:10Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h20 21:30Zurich Airport
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£1251One-way

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Travel Information to Lucerne from Paris

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£21 - £159
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £21 • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 301 miles (486 km) from Paris to Lucerne. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Lucerne.

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FAQs

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

Travel from Paris, France to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Paris restricted?

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

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

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 13/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 15/01/2022. 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 Paris from Lucerne.

What are my travel options from Paris to Lucerne?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Paris to Lucerne. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Paris and Lucerne?

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

A coach is £49 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Lucerne costing on average £70.

A coach is about £138 less than a train, which costs on average £159 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Lucerne from Paris?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Paris 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, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 10 h 39 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Lucerne?

The distance between Paris and Lucerne is around 301 miles (486 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lucerne is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches from Paris to Lucerne most often leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me from Paris to Lucerne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris 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 Paris to Lucerne tickets on Omio for £21.
  • HOP! Can take you to Lucerne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for HOP! From Paris to Lucerne for £70.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can take you to Lucerne by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn with connection from Paris to Lucerne for £159.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Paris to Lucerne ends?

Many of our customers travelling from Paris to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Zurich, Milan or Basel, either of which you could add to your Paris and Lucerne trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Paris to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris 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 is £21 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £70 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £159 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Paris to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.