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from Lucerne to Mannheim

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Travel Information between Lucerne and Mannheim

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€13) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 169 miles (272 km) to Mannheim from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€13). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Mannheim.

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FAQs
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Mannheim from Lucerne?

International travel from Lucerne, Switzerland to Mannheim, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Mannheim if traveling from Lucerne?

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Mannheim, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21; 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 Mannheim.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Lucerne, Switzerland from Mannheim, Germany due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Lucerne from Mannheim 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 Mannheim?

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 10/23/21. 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.

How do I get from Lucerne to Mannheim?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Mannheim from Lucerne. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Mannheim?

The cheapest way to go to Mannheim from Lucerne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€13).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Mannheim:

A bus is generally $17 (€14) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $33 (€27) from Lucerne to Mannheim.

What is the fastest way to travel between Lucerne and Mannheim?

The quickest way to travel from Lucerne to Mannheim is by train, which takes on average 3 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

How far is Mannheim from Lucerne?

Mannheim is approximately 169 miles (272 km) away from Lucerne.

How many services a day are there from Lucerne to Mannheim?

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Mannheim is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lucerne and Mannheim as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Buses from Lucerne to Mannheim most often leave from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lucerne to Mannheim?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Mannheim by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lucerne to Mannheim tickets on Omio for $16 (€13).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Mannheim. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Lucerne to Mannheim tickets on Omio for $33 (€27).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Lucerne to Mannheim?
Your trip from Lucerne to Mannheim doesn't have to end in Mannheim. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Frankfurt am Main. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Frankfurt am Main to your Lucerne to Mannheim tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Mannheim today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Lucerne to Mannheim online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $33 (€27) 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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