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Train Information between Hanover and Lucerne

distanceDistance372 miles (600 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hanover to Lucerne cover the 372 miles (600 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $36 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30).

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Hanover to Lucerne

For as little as $36 (€30) you can travel by train between Hanover and Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 372 miles (600 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Hanover and Lucerne. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Hanover and Lucerne on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Hanover and Lucerne you can pay as low as $36 (€30).

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 from Hanover to Lucerne:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Hanover to Lucerne
Travel by train to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Hanover to Lucerne.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Hanover, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland allowed?

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

Is international entry into Lucerne from Hanover restricted?

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

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

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 safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Hanover to Lucerne closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hanover 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 Hanover, 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 12/6/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Hanover from Lucerne.

How much does a cheap train between Hanover and Lucerne cost?
Train tickets from Hanover to Lucerne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $36 (€30)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Lucerne from Hanover on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $36 (€30)  for a train ticket from Hanover to Lucerne.
How many miles is it from Hanover to Lucerne by train?
The distance to Lucerne from Hanover by train is approximately 372 miles (600 km).
How long is the train ride to Lucerne from Hanover?
On average the Hanover to Lucerne train travel time is 9 h 29 min  for the 372 miles (600 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers should I travel with from Hanover to Lucerne?
When taking a train from Hanover to Lucerne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Lucerne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Hanover to Lucerne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Hanover and Lucerne a day?
The average number of trains departing Hanover for Lucerne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Hanover to Lucerne? What time is the last train from Hanover to Lucerne?
You can take the earliest train from Hanover to Lucerne at 7: 01 AM   or take the last train from Hanover to Lucerne leaving at 10: 26 PM. Look for the latest Hanover to Lucerne train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Hanover to Lucerne to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Hanover to Lucerne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€30) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lucerne from Hanover are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hanover
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from Hanover is Hannover Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Hannover Hbf for your journey to Lucerne from Hanover.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 5112861055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Hannover Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U7, U8, U9
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S4, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S21, S51
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, NJ, FLX 30, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE8, RE10, RE30, RE60, RE70, RB38