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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 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 08:50Zurich Airport
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£1241One-way
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07:35Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 08:50Zurich Airport
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£1241One-way
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09:05Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h20 12:25EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1691One-way
07:00Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport3h40 10:40EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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£1741One-way
20:30Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 21:45Zurich Airport
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£2111One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
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£25Flixbus
£152HOP!
Sun
17 Oct
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£51Flixbus
£124HOP!
Mon
18 Oct
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£36Flixbus
£169Lufthansa
Tue
19 Oct
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£38Flixbus
£105Swiss
Wed
20 Oct
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£40Flixbus
£130KLM
Thu
21 Oct
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£40Flixbus
£73HOP!
Fri
22 Oct
£161Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£152HOP!
Sat
23 Oct
£161Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£203Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£161Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£147Swiss
Mon
25 Oct
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£35Flixbus
£222Austrian Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
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£35Flixbus
£120Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
27 Oct
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£38Flixbus
£185HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
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£50Flixbus
£52Swiss
Fri
29 Oct
£161Deutsche Bahn
£39Flixbus
£98Air France
Sat
30 Oct
£161Deutsche Bahn
£51Flixbus
£121tab
Sun
31 Oct
£161Deutsche Bahn
£33Flixbus
£68HOP!
Mon
1 Nov
£161Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£68HOP!
Tue
2 Nov
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£52Swiss
Wed
3 Nov
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£41Flixbus
£52Swiss
Thu
4 Nov
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£35Flixbus
£52Swiss
Fri
5 Nov
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£27Flixbus
£52Swiss

Travel Information between Paris and Lucerne

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £162
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 12 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £76 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesHOP! Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 301 miles (486 km) by flight, coach or train 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 £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are HOP! Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Paris to Lucerne.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Paris, France to Lucerne, Switzerland?

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:

  • 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 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 15/10/2021. 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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to France from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. 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 Paris from Lucerne here.

What are my Paris to Lucerne travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Lucerne: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Lucerne?

The cheapest way from Paris to Lucerne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £25 compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A coach journey is usually £51 less than a journey to Lucerne by plane, which costs on average £76 for the same trip.

A coach is about £137 less than a train, which costs on average £162 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Lucerne?

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, taking a train requires on average 6 h 26 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Paris and Lucerne

You should expect to travel around 301 miles (486 km) from Paris to Lucerne.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lucerne is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Lucerne?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Paris to Lucerne depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Lucerne?

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

  • You can travel from Paris to Lucerne by flight with HOP! You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £76 with HOP! From Paris to Lucerne.
  • You can take a coach from Paris to Lucerne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £25 with Flixbus from Paris to Lucerne.
  • You can travel from Paris to Lucerne by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £162 with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Paris to Lucerne.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Paris to Lucerne?
Your journey from Paris 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 Basel. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan or Basel to your Paris 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 book tickets between Paris and Lucerne online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris to Lucerne, 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 plane ticket for this journey is £76 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £25 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £162 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.