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from Düsseldorf to Lucerne

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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Lucerne

distanceDistance295 miles (476 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $125
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€30) • 6 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $125 (€100) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 295 miles (476 km) by flight, bus or train from Düsseldorf to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Lucerne.

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FAQs
Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling between Düsseldorf and Lucerne?

Travel from Düsseldorf, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Düsseldorf restricted?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Düsseldorf and Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Düsseldorf, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Düsseldorf, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Düsseldorf, Germany was last verified on 9/18/21. 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 Düsseldorf from Lucerne.

How do I get from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

You can travel to Lucerne from Düsseldorf 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Düsseldorf to Lucerne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Lucerne is by taking a train with an average price of $37 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

Taking a train is usually $88 (€70) less than taking a flight to Lucerne, which costs on average $125 (€100) for the same trip.

A train is generally $5 (€4) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $43 (€34) from Düsseldorf to Lucerne.

What is the quickest way from Düsseldorf to Lucerne?

The fastest way from Düsseldorf to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 6 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 7 min.

How many miles from Düsseldorf to Lucerne would I travel?

The Düsseldorf to Lucerne distance is around 295 miles (476 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Lucerne is:

  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Düsseldorf and Lucerne as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Düsseldorf to Lucerne depart from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf to Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel operators can get me to Lucerne from Düsseldorf?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Düsseldorf to Lucerne:

  • You can take a flight from Düsseldorf to Lucerne with Eurowings. Cheap tickets can be found for $125 (€100) with Eurowings from Düsseldorf to Lucerne.
  • You can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Lucerne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€34) with Flixbus from Düsseldorf to Lucerne.
  • You can travel by train to Lucerne from Düsseldorf with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Lucerne tickets for $37 (€30) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel between Düsseldorf and Lucerne?
Many of our customers traveling from Düsseldorf to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lucerne are Zurich, Milan or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Düsseldorf to Lucerne online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Düsseldorf to Lucerne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $125 (€100) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $43 (€34) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $37 (€30) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Düsseldorf to Lucerne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Lucerne
Düsseldorf ZOB
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Düsseldorf Hbf
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