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Overview: Train from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen cover the 311 miles (502 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30).

Travel Tips: Trains from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Gelsenkirchen, Germany if I'm coming from Lucerne, Switzerland by train?

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

Is international entry into Gelsenkirchen 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 1/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Gelsenkirchen to Lucerne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. 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 Lucerne from Gelsenkirchen here.

How much do cheap trains to Gelsenkirchen from Lucerne cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen trains for as little as $36 (€30)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket between Lucerne and Gelsenkirchen?

The Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen train ticket price is on average $36 (€30)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.

How many miles is it from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen by train?

You should expect to travel around 311 miles (502 km)  from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen by train.

How long is the train between Lucerne and Gelsenkirchen?

On average the Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen train time is 7 h 10 min  covering the 311 miles (502 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

How many trains per day are there between Lucerne and Gelsenkirchen?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When should I purchase the Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains between Lucerne and Gelsenkirchen to cost on average $36 (€30) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Lucerne to Gelsenkirchen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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

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