|Distance||309 miles (498 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$18 - $212|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $212 (€188) • 4 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 309 miles (498 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Essen from Lucerne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Essen.
International travel from Lucerne, Switzerland to Essen, Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; 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 Lucerne and Essen.
Return travel to Lucerne, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Requirements for reentering Switzerland:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Lucerne, Switzerland was last verified on 3/22/23. 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 Lucerne from Essen.
There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Essen: bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Lucerne to Essen is by taking a ferry with an average price of $18 (€16).
This is compared to other travel options to Essen:
A ferry is $29 (€26) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Lucerne to Essen costing on average $47 (€42).
Taking a ferry is about $194 (€172) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $212 (€188) for this route.
A ferry is generally $61 (€54) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $79 (€70) from Lucerne to Essen.
The fastest way to get to Essen from Lucerne is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 10 min.
Other travel options to Essen can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 21 h 28 min on average.
In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min on average.
In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 6 h 28 min.
The Lucerne to Essen distance is around 309 miles (498 km).
The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Lucerne to Essen as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lucerne to Essen:
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