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from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main

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Travel Information to Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne

distanceDistance211 miles (341 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $159
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $23 (€19) • 4 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $159 (€133) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 211 miles (341 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

Travel between Lucerne, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 12/6/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Lucerne and Frankfurt am Main.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Lucerne, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lucerne from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Frankfurt am Main from Lucerne?

There are 3 ways to travel from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $23 (€19) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A train is $136 (€114) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $159 (€133).

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $24 (€20).

What is the quickest way from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 8 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 14 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main would I travel?

The Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main distance is around 211 miles (341 km).

How many services a day are there between Lucerne and Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Lucerne and in Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main depart from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof to Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main for $159 (€133) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main for $24 (€20).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $23 (€19).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lucerne to Frankfurt am Main often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lucerne and Frankfurt am Main itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Lucerne and Frankfurt am Main online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $159 (€133) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $23 (€19) one way on average.

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