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 43 m
5 h 27 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Paris to Lucerne without transferring at least once.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 45 min|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV inOui|
Trains from Paris to Lucerne cover the 301 miles (486 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV inOui. There are direct train services available.
Travel from Paris to Lucerne on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
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 Paris to Lucerne train.
Travel between Paris, France and Lucerne, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lucerne from Paris before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lucerne to Paris is: Unrestricted
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/25/22. 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 Paris from Lucerne here.
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