The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Kaiserslautern to Lucerne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Kaiserslautern to Lucerne without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||166 miles (268 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€31)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Kaiserslautern to Lucerne cover the 166 miles (268 km) long route taking on average 7 h 2 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $36 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken and arrive in Luzern Bhf.
For as little as $23 (€20) you can travel by train to Lucerne from Kaiserslautern with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
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 Kaiserslautern to Lucerne train.
Train information from Kaiserslautern to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Kaiserslautern and Lucerne before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lucerne to Kaiserslautern is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Kaiserslautern from Lucerne here.
When taking a train from Kaiserslautern, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken and Kaiserslautern. When you arrive in Lucerne, your train can arrive in train stations including Luzern Bhf, Luzern, Verkehrshaus/Lido and Luzern Allmend/Messe.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken to Luzern Bhf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Kaiserslautern-Hohenecken and travel around 3.7 miles (6 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Luzern Bhf and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (478 m) from the train station to the city center in Lucerne.
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