How to travel from Lucerne to Mannheim

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Travel Information from Lucerne to Mannheim

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $45
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 14 h 46 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€40) • 7 h 19 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 169 miles (272 km) between Lucerne and Mannheim. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 19 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lucerne to Mannheim.

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Travel between Lucerne, Switzerland and Mannheim, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Mannheim from Lucerne?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 3/22/23. 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 to Mannheim from Lucerne.

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

Is my journey back to Lucerne from Mannheim restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lucerne from Mannheim?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 3/22/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lucerne from Mannheim closer to your date of departure here.

There are 3 ways to get from Lucerne to Mannheim: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Mannheim from Lucerne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mannheim:

A bus is $17 (€15) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Lucerne to Mannheim costing on average $45 (€40).

Taking a bus is about $17 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€40) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Mannheim from Lucerne is by train with an average travel time of 7 h 19 min.

Other travel options to Mannheim can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 46 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

You should expect to travel around 169 miles (272 km) between Lucerne and Mannheim.

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Mannheim is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lucerne and Mannheim as scheduled services by bus, 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 Mannheim:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their train from Luzern Bhf and arrive in Mannheim Hbf.

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

  • You can travel to Mannheim from Lucerne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $45 (€40) with Deutsche Bahn from Lucerne to Mannheim.

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

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with Flixbus.

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

Omio customers who travel from Lucerne to Mannheim often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Mannheim and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Lucerne to Mannheim, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $28 (€25) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $45 (€40) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $45 (€40) one way.

But we recommend booking Lucerne to Mannheim tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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