How to travel from Lucerne to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information to Karlsruhe from Lucerne

distanceDistance135 miles (217 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $43
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€20) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€30) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 135 miles (217 km) to Karlsruhe from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Karlsruhe.

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Travel from Lucerne, Switzerland to Karlsruhe, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Karlsruhe from Lucerne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Karlsruhe, Germany from Lucerne?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Karlsruhe from Lucerne closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Lucerne, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lucerne, Switzerland from Karlsruhe, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Lucerne from Karlsruhe?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Lucerne from Karlsruhe here.

There are 4 ways to travel between Lucerne and Karlsruhe including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Lucerne and Karlsruhe is by taking a bus with an average price of $22 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

A bus is $22 (€20) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lucerne to Karlsruhe costing on average $43 (€40).

A bus is $11 (€10) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lucerne to Karlsruhe costing on average $32 (€30).

The fastest way from Lucerne to Karlsruhe is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 55 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 135 miles (217 km) from Lucerne to Karlsruhe.

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Karlsruhe is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in Karlsruhe at Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Karlsruhe by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Lucerne to Karlsruhe for $22 (€20) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Karlsruhe by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Lucerne to Karlsruhe for $32 (€30).
Omio customers who travel from Lucerne to Karlsruhe often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Karlsruhe and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $22 (€20) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $43 (€40) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $32 (€30) one way on average.

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

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