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.
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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||6 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€43)|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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).
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 (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:
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: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 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
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lucerne to Munich is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 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.
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