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Overview: Train from Ghent to Lucerne

distanceDistance345 miles (556 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Ghent to Lucerne cover the 345 miles (556 km) long route taking on average 12 h 19 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Ghent and Lucerne?

Travel between Ghent, Belgium and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 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 1/13/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Ghent to Lucerne as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lucerne, Switzerland to Ghent, Belgium?

Return travel from Switzerland to Belgium is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

The government of Belgium 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 1/16/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Ghent from Lucerne.

How far is Ghent to Lucerne by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Lucerne from Ghent by train to be approximately 345 miles (556 km).

How many hours is the train time between Ghent and Lucerne?

On average the Ghent to Lucerne train travel time is 12 h 19 min  for the 345 miles (556 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

How many train services per day are there between Ghent and Lucerne?

The average number of trains departing Ghent for Lucerne is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Ghent to Lucerne?

You can take the earliest train from Ghent to Lucerne at 7: 24 PM   or take the last train from Ghent to Lucerne leaving at 7: 24 PM. Look for the latest Ghent to Lucerne train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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

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