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from Amsterdam to Lucerne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Lucerne on Sep 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:10PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h15 06:25PMEuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg
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$961One-way
Cheapest
08:24PMAmsterdam Centraal14h41 11:05AMLuzern Bhf
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$471One-way
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08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal7h57 04:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$1121One-way
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal8h27 03:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$991One-way
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal7h27 02:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$1121One-way

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Thu
Sep 23
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$114easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$96easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$167Air France
Sun
Sep 26
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$136easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$109easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$147KLM
Wed
Sep 29
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$113Swiss
Thu
Sep 30
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$86easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
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Sat
Oct 2
$47Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$113Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
$62Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
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Tue
Oct 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$47easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$70easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$47Deutsche Bahn
$57Flixbus
$55easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$113tab
Sun
Oct 10
$47Deutsche Bahn
$50Flixbus
$104easyJet
Mon
Oct 11
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$107easyJet
Tue
Oct 12
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
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Wed
Oct 13
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Lucerne

distanceDistance397 miles (640 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $128
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 12 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $128 (€102) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 397 miles (640 km) by bus, flight or train between Amsterdam and 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Lucerne.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lucerne, Switzerland if I’m coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne, Switzerland from Amsterdam?

  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Lucerne?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Lucerne here.

What are the ways to get from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Amsterdam to Lucerne. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to travel to Lucerne from Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $38 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A bus is $91 (€72) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Lucerne costing on average $128 (€102).

Taking a bus is about $25 (€20) less than taking a train, which costs on average $63 (€50) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Lucerne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by bus can take on average 12 h 50 min.

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by train can take on average 7 h 57 min.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Lucerne would I travel?

The distance from Amsterdam to Lucerne is approximately 397 miles (640 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Lucerne is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Lucerne?

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 for buses to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Amsterdam to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $38 (€30).
  • KLM can take you to Lucerne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Amsterdam to Lucerne for $128 (€102).
  • 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 $63 (€50).
Where should I go next after I travel to Lucerne from Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Lucerne? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Lucerne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you're looking to explore Zurich, Milan or Paris from Lucerne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets from Amsterdam to Lucerne online to get 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 $38 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $128 (€102) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $63 (€50) one way for this journey.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Lucerne
Amsterdam City Centre
Amenities
Amsterdam Centraal
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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