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from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne

You can get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne on Sep 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:13PMFreiburg(Breisgau) Hbf1h52 08:05PMLuzern Bhf
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$321One-way
Cheapest
09:10PMFreiburg(Breisgau) Hbf2h45 11:55PMLuzern Bhf
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$271One-way
Other options
08:05AMFreiburg(Breisgau) Hbf2h00 10:05AMLuzern Bhf
1 changes
$351One-way
09:02AMFreiburg(Breisgau) Hbf2h03 11:05AMLuzern Bhf
1 changes
$351One-way
04:13PMFreiburg(Breisgau) Hbf1h52 06:05PMLuzern Bhf
1 changes
$321One-way

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Travel Information between Freiburg im Breisgau and Lucerne

distanceDistance68 miles (110 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 1 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 68 miles (110 km) by bus or train to Lucerne from Freiburg im Breisgau. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland?

International travel from Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lucerne if traveling from Freiburg im Breisgau?

Conditions of entry:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21; 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 between Freiburg im Breisgau and Lucerne.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel to Freiburg im Breisgau, 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 Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany was last verified on 9/15/21. 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 Freiburg im Breisgau from Lucerne.

How do I get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne?

You can travel between Freiburg im Breisgau and Lucerne 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Lucerne from Freiburg im Breisgau?

The cheapest way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€9) compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne costing on average $24 (€19).

What is the fastest way from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Freiburg im Breisgau is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 52 min.

Other travel options to Lucerne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h.

How many miles from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne would I travel?

The distance is approximately 68 miles (110 km) from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne.

How many services a day are there to Lucerne from Freiburg im Breisgau?

The average frequency per day from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Freiburg im Breisgau and Lucerne, where do I depart from Freiburg im Breisgau and where do I arrive in Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne?

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

    • Flixbus can take you to Lucerne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne for $11 (€9).
    • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Lucerne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $24 (€19).
    Can I travel directly from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne?

    Yes, there are direct services available from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne with the following travel companies:

    • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 3 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lucerne from Freiburg im Breisgau.

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Freiburg im Breisgau to Lucerne?
    Many of our customers traveling from Freiburg im Breisgau 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 book tickets to Lucerne from Freiburg im Breisgau online to get the best deals?

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

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€9) one way.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $24 (€19) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Freiburg im Breisgau 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

    Freiburg im Breisgau
    Lucerne
    Freiburg im Breisgau
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