Munich to Lucerne train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

45

Average

77

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.

Cheapest
09:51PMMunich Hbf10h00 07:51AMLuzern Bhf
4 transfers
451One-way
03:15AMMunich Hbf7h15 10:30AMLuzern Bhf
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481One-way
03:15AMMunich Hbf6h50 10:05AMLuzern Bhf
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481One-way
09:51PMMunich Hbf10h39 08:30AMLuzern Bhf
3 transfers
521One-way
06:55AMMunich Hbf4h30 11:25AMLuzern Bhf
1 transfer
621One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Lucerne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 26
03:15AMMunich Hbf7h15 10:30AMLuzern Bhf
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03:15AMMunich Hbf6h50 10:05AMLuzern Bhf
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06:55AMMunich Hbf4h30 11:25AMLuzern Bhf
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08:55AMMunich Hbf4h30 01:25PMLuzern Bhf
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09:28AMMunich Hbf6h57 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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12:55PMMunich Hbf4h30 05:25PMLuzern Bhf
1 transfer
02:55PMMunich Hbf4h56 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
1 transfer
04:52PMMunich Hbf4h59 09:51PMLuzern Bhf
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06:52PMMunich Hbf4h33 11:25PMLuzern Bhf
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08:45PMMunich Hbf10h40 07:25AMLuzern Bhf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf10h00 07:51AMLuzern Bhf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf10h39 08:30AMLuzern Bhf
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11:31PMMunich Hbf9h24 08:55AMLuzern Bhf
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11:31PMMunich Hbf9h59 09:30AMLuzern Bhf
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Fastest train times from Munich to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

4 h 30 m

Average

7 h 7 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

273 km

It's difficult to get from Munich to Lucerne without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:55AMMunich Hbf4h30 11:25AMLuzern Bhf
1 transfer
621One-way
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12:55PMMunich Hbf4h30 05:25PMLuzern Bhf
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1421One-way
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08:55AMMunich Hbf4h30 01:25PMLuzern Bhf
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721One-way
06:52PMMunich Hbf4h33 11:25PMLuzern Bhf
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721One-way
02:55PMMunich Hbf4h56 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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821One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Lucerne

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersÖBB, 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).

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB from Munich to Lucerne trains

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.

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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.

  • Average Price: $29

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.

    Train tickets from Munich to Lucerne: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 38 €
    2 weeks earlier 26 €46%
    3 weeks earlier 28 €36%
    1 month before 26 €46%
    2 months earlier 32 €19%
    3 months earlier 26 €46%


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    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:

    • Buying your train ticket from Munich - Lucerne 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 36% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Munich - Lucerne with 2 months in advance you save up to about 19% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 46%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Lucerne.
    FAQs

    Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

    Is international entry into Lucerne from Munich restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    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

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

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lucerne?

    What are the requirements?

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

    The government of Germany 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 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.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Lucerne trains for as little as $29 (€26)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Munich to Lucerne train price to come in at an average of $37 (€33)  one way.
    The Munich to Lucerne train distance is approximately 169 miles (273 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 169 miles (273 km) between Munich and Lucerne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Munich to Lucerne train journey time is on average 4 h 33 min.
    For the journey from Munich to Lucerne you can take a train with ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Lucerne from Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Munich at 4: 55 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 9: 14 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Lucerne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you book the Munich to Lucerne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $37 (€33). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Munich to Lucerne. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Lucerne
    The major railway station for departures from Munich is München Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at München Hbf for your journey to Lucerne from Munich.
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    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
    Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Bus lines: 68, X98
    Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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