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Train from Dortmund to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn

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Travel 310 miles (500 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Dortmund to Lucerne. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Dortmund and Lucerne on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Dortmund and Lucerne you can pay as low as $23 (€19).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Dortmund and Lucerne:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply


Deutsche Bahn trains from Dortmund to Lucerne

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Dortmund to Lucerne. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Dortmund to Lucerne and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Dortmund to Lucerne
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Dortmund and Lucerne?

Travel between Dortmund, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Dortmund?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lucerne from Dortmund as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dortmund from Lucerne?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lucerne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 11/28/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dortmund from Lucerne.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Dortmund to Lucerne?
Train tickets to Lucerne from Dortmund for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Dortmund and Lucerne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $23 (€19)  for a train ticket between Dortmund and Lucerne.
How far is Lucerne from Dortmund by train?
The Dortmund to Lucerne train distance is approximately 310 miles (500 km).
How long is a train between Dortmund and Lucerne on average?
While the time it takes to travel 310 miles (500 km) to Lucerne from Dortmund can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Dortmund to Lucerne train journey time is on average 8 h 51 min.
What train companies offer a service between Dortmund and Lucerne?
Take the Dortmund to Lucerne train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Dortmund and Lucerne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Dortmund and Lucerne?
The average number of trains departing Dortmund for Lucerne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Dortmund to Lucerne? When does the last train depart from Dortmund to Lucerne?
The earliest train departing from Dortmund to Lucerne leaves at 9: 35 PM. The last train departing from Dortmund to Lucerne leaves at 9: 35 PM. You can find the latest Dortmund to Lucerne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Lucerne from Dortmund for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Dortmund to Lucerne is on average $23 (€19) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Lucerne from Dortmund available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Dortmund is Dortmund Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Dortmund Hbf for your journey to Lucerne from Dortmund.