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Train Information from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne

distanceDistance211 miles (341 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne cover the 211 miles (341 km) long route taking on average 5 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $23 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19).

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Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn

Travel between Frankfurt am Main and Lucerne from $23 (€19) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne train.

  • Average Price: $23

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, 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 Frankfurt am Main?

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 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne as this information can change.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Lucerne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne trains for as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main on average?
The train price to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main is on average $23 (€19)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lucerne by train?
You should expect to travel around 211 miles (341 km)  from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne by train.
How many hours is the train time to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne train travel time is 5 h 3 min  for the 211 miles (341 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train companies go from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne?
If you're looking for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Lucerne. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne?
You can take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne at 7: 20 AM. The last train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne that you can take departs at 5: 19 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Lucerne for the best deals?
If you purchase the Frankfurt am Main to Lucerne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $23 (€19). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Frankfurt am Main is Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf for your journey to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main.