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Train Information between London and Lucerne

distanceDistance487 miles (786 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from London to Lucerne cover the 487 miles (786 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 6 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Lucerne, Switzerland?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from London restricted?

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

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

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
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • 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 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lucerne from London closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lucerne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/17/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Lucerne.

How far is London to Lucerne by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between London and Lucerne by train to be approximately 487 miles (786 km).
How many hours is the train time to Lucerne from London?
While the time it takes to travel 487 miles (786 km) from London to Lucerne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Lucerne train journey time is on average 11 h 6 min.
How many trains are there from London to Lucerne a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from London to Lucerne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Lucerne
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey between London and Lucerne.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar