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from Amsterdam to Lucerne

You can get from Amsterdam to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Lucerne on May 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal12h41 10:05AMLuzern Bhf
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$771One-way
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09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal12h41 10:05AMLuzern Bhf
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$771One-way
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09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal13h06 10:30AMLuzern Bhf
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$771One-way
08:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h11 06:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$1281One-way
10:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h11 08:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$1281One-way

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Mon
May 30
$68Deutsche Bahn with connection
$58Flixbus
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Tue
May 31
$45Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
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Wed
Jun 1
$43Deutsche Bahn
$55Flixbus
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Thu
Jun 2
$68Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
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Fri
Jun 3
$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
$68Flixbus
$180Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 4
$68Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
$180Lufthansa
Sun
Jun 5
$57Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
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Mon
Jun 6
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$65Flixbus
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Tue
Jun 7
$57Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
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Wed
Jun 8
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
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Thu
Jun 9
$57Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
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Fri
Jun 10
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
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Sat
Jun 11
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$50Flixbus
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Sun
Jun 12
$57Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
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Mon
Jun 13
$45Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$143Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jun 14
$45Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
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Wed
Jun 15
$57Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
$155Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 16
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Lucerne

distanceDistance397 miles (640 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $62
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€42) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 397 miles (640 km) from Amsterdam to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $42 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

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FAQs

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Lucerne from Amsterdam.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Lucerne, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Switzerland?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Lucerne.

How do I travel from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

You can travel between Amsterdam and Lucerne 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Lucerne from Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Amsterdam is by taking a train, which costs on average $42 (€38).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:

Taking a train is about $20 (€18) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $62 (€56) for this route.

A train is generally $4 (€4) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $46 (€42) from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 30 min.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Lucerne would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 397 miles (640 km) between Amsterdam and Lucerne.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Lucerne is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Lucerne from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Amsterdam and Lucerne, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Lucerne:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me to Lucerne from Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lucerne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $62 (€56).
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Lucerne by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $46 (€42).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Lucerne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $42 (€38).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

Your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne doesn't have to end in Lucerne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan or Paris to your Amsterdam to Lucerne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!

When should I book a ticket from Amsterdam to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Lucerne, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $62 (€56) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $46 (€42) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $42 (€38) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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