The cheapest trains from Munich to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Cheapest

$48

Average

$88

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.

The average ticket from Munich to Lucerne will cost around $ 88 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 48.

Cheapest
09:51PMMunich Hbf10h00 07:51AMLuzern Bhf
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$481One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:44PMMunich Hbf10h41 07:25AMLuzern Bhf
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$551One-way
08:55AMMunich Hbf4h56 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$561One-way
06:55AMMunich Hbf4h56 11:51AMLuzern Bhf
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$561One-way
06:52PMMunich Hbf4h59 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$641One-way

Timetable Munich to Lucerne

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12:01AMMunich Hbf8h04 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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12:01AMMunich Hbf7h54 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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03:24AMMunich Hbf7h01 10:25AMLuzern Bhf
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03:24AMMunich Hbf6h41 10:05AMLuzern Bhf
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05:52AMMunich Hbf5h59 11:51AMLuzern Bhf
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06:14AMMunich Hbf6h11 12:25PMLuzern Bhf
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06:55AMMunich Hbf4h56 11:51AMLuzern Bhf
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07:46AMMunich Hbf6h39 02:25PMLuzern Bhf
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07:52AMMunich Hbf5h59 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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08:55AMMunich Hbf4h56 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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09:27AMMunich Hbf6h38 04:05PMLuzern Bhf
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09:27AMMunich Hbf6h38 04:05PMLuzern Bhf
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09:43AMMunich Hbf6h42 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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09:47AMMunich Hbf6h38 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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09:47AMMunich Hbf6h38 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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10:28AMMunich Hbf5h57 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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10:28AMMunich Hbf6h37 05:05PMLuzern Bhf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf6h38 06:25PMLuzern Bhf
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11:52AMMunich Hbf5h59 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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12:55PMMunich Hbf4h56 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf6h38 08:25PMLuzern Bhf
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01:52PMMunich Hbf5h59 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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02:55PMMunich Hbf4h56 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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03:47PMMunich Hbf6h38 10:25PMLuzern Bhf
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04:03PMMunich Hbf5h48 09:51PMLuzern Bhf
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04:52PMMunich Hbf4h59 09:51PMLuzern Bhf
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05:47PMMunich Hbf6h38 12:25AMLuzern Bhf
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05:51PMMunich Hbf6h00 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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06:52PMMunich Hbf4h59 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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07:19PMMunich Hbf11h32 06:51AMLuzern Bhf
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07:28PMMunich Hbf11h23 06:51AMLuzern Bhf
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07:35PMMunich Hbf11h50 07:25AMLuzern Bhf
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08:44PMMunich Hbf10h41 07:25AMLuzern Bhf
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09:00PMMunich Hbf10h51 07:51AMLuzern Bhf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf10h00 07:51AMLuzern Bhf
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10:20PMMunich Hbf11h05 09:25AMLuzern Bhf
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10:20PMMunich Hbf11h31 09:51AMLuzern Bhf
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Mon
Oct 18
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$269Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 19
$48Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
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Wed
Oct 20
$51Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 21
$126ÖBB
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Fri
Oct 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$269Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$209Lufthansa Cityline
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Oct 24
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$209Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 25
$150ÖBB
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Tue
Oct 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$269Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Oct 27
$89ÖBB
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$190Eurowings
Thu
Oct 28
$89ÖBB
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Fri
Oct 29
$32Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$132Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 30
$150ÖBB
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Sun
Oct 31
$23Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$166Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
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$43Flixbus
$132Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$132Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$132Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 4
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$132Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Nov 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Nov 6
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$24STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$104Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Munich to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for Oct 19

Fastest Journey

4 h 56 m

Average

7 h 16 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

273 km

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

Fastest
08:55AMMunich Hbf4h56 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$561One-way
Fastest
02:55PMMunich Hbf4h56 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$641One-way
Fastest
12:55PMMunich Hbf4h56 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$641One-way
Fastest
06:55AMMunich Hbf4h56 11:51AMLuzern Bhf
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$561One-way
2nd Fastest
06:52PMMunich Hbf4h59 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$641One-way

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Train Information from Munich to Lucerne

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€43)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB

Trains from Munich to Lucerne cover the 169 miles (273 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $53 (€43).

Train companies

Train from Munich to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB

Travel from Munich to Lucerne from $23 (€19) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Munich to Lucerne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Munich and Lucerne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    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
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Munich to Lucerne?

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

    Is international entry into Lucerne from Munich restricted?

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

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

    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
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • 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 Munich closer to your date of departure here

    What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

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

    Reentry to Germany 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?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    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 10/17/21. 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.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Munich and Lucerne cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Munich to Lucerne for as low as $23 (€19)  for the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket between Munich and Lucerne?
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Munich to Lucerne train price to come in at an average of $53 (€43)  one way.
    What is the distance to Lucerne from Munich by train?
    You should expect to travel around 169 miles (273 km)  from Munich to Lucerne by train.
    How long is a train from Munich to Lucerne on average?
    The Munich to Lucerne train duration is on average 6 h 38 min, which is to be expected when traveling 169 miles (273 km) from Munich to Lucerne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    Which train companies should I travel with from Munich to Lucerne?
    For the best Munich to Lucerne train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Munich and Lucerne to compare what amenities they may offer.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Munich to Lucerne?
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Munich at 7: 43 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 11: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Lucerne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book train tickets between Munich and Lucerne for the best deals?
    If you purchase a train ticket from Munich to Lucerne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $53 (€43) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lucerne from Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Munich
    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 from Munich to Lucerne.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
    U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
    Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Bus lines: 68, X98