How to travel from Lucerne to Munich

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from Lucerne to Munich

You can get from Lucerne to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lucerne to Munich on Nov 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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01:54PMLuzern Bhf6h34 08:28PMMunich Hbf
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Travel Information between Lucerne and Munich

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $536
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€20) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $536 (€511) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Air France or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Munich from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Air France or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Lucerne to Munich.

How to get from Lucerne to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lucerne to Munich, 50,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Lucerne to Munich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Travel between Lucerne, Switzerland and Munich, 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 Munich 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 Munich, 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 11/6/22. 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 Munich.

Return travel to Lucerne, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Lucerne, Switzerland was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Munich.

There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Munich: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Lucerne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

Taking a bus is usually $515 (€492) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $536 (€511) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $44 (€42) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $65 (€62) from Lucerne to Munich.

The fastest way to get to Munich from Lucerne is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Munich can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 29 min.

The distance is approximately 169 miles (273 km) from Lucerne to Munich.

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Munich is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 5 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Lucerne and Munich 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 Munich:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in München, ZOB.

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

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lucerne to Munich tickets on Omio for $21 (€20).
  • Travel with Air France for flights to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air France Lucerne to Munich tickets on Omio for $536 (€511).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Lucerne to Munich tickets on Omio for $65 (€62).

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

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

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

Looking to extend your trip from Lucerne to Munich? Many Omio customers who go from Lucerne to Munich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Paris from Munich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€20) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $536 (€511) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $65 (€62) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lucerne to Munich 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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