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Travel Information from London to Lucerne

distanceDistance487 miles (786 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$47 - $168
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $47 (€39) • 1 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $47 (€39) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair or Flixbus

Travel 487 miles (786 km) by flight or bus between London and Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $47 (€39). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Ryanair or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Lucerne.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Lucerne

Travel to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Lucerne.

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

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lucerne from London restricted?

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lucerne from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to London, United Kingdom from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 1/26/22. 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 London from Lucerne.

How do I reach Lucerne from London?

There are 2 travel options from London to Lucerne: flight or bus.

What is the cheapest way to go from London to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from London to Lucerne is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $47 (€39) compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

Taking a flight is usually $121 (€101) less than taking a bus to Lucerne, which costs on average $168 (€140) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from London to Lucerne?

The fastest way from London to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by bus can take on average 19 h 50 min.

How far is Lucerne from London?

The distance is approximately 487 miles (786 km) from London to Lucerne.

When traveling to Lucerne from London, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Lucerne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Lucerne:

  • Buses mostly depart from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Lucerne?

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

  • You can go to Lucerne from London by plane with Ryanair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $47 (€39) with Ryanair from London to Lucerne on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from London to Lucerne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $168 (€140) with Flixbus from London to Lucerne.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Lucerne?

Many of our customers traveling from London 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 from London to Lucerne online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $47 (€39) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $168 (€140) one way.

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

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