The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 30 m
7 h 7 m
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It's difficult to get from Munich to Lucerne without transferring at least once.
|Distance||169 miles (273 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 33 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€33)|
|Train providers||ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Munich to Lucerne cover the 169 miles (273 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 33 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $37 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€26).
For as little as $29 (€26) you can travel by train from Munich to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB. 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 Munich to Lucerne train.
ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Munich to Lucerne by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route to Lucerne from Munich with ÖBB! As an official travel partner of ÖBB, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from ÖBB, compare the best routes to Lucerne from Munich as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Munich to Lucerne train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Munich and Lucerne on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 169 miles (273 km) journey from Munich to Lucerne with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 6/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lucerne from Munich closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lucerne to Munich is: Fully open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 6/22/22. 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 Munich from Lucerne here.
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