How to travel from Mannheim to Lucerne

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Travel Information between Mannheim and Lucerne

distanceDistance169 miles (272 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€21) • 9 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $51 (€45) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 169 miles (272 km) by bus, flight or train from Mannheim to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Mannheim to Lucerne.

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Travel Tips: Travel to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Mannheim to Lucerne.

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

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 2/21/23. 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 Lucerne from Mannheim.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Mannheim, Germany was last verified on 2/21/23. 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 Mannheim from Lucerne.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Lucerne from Mannheim. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Mannheim is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:

A bus is $5 (€4) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Mannheim to Lucerne costing on average $28 (€25).

A bus is generally $27 (€24) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $51 (€45) from Mannheim to Lucerne.

The quickest way to travel from Mannheim to Lucerne is by train, which takes on average 3 h 30 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Mannheim to Lucerne is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Mannheim and Lucerne 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 from Mannheim to Lucerne:

  • Buses from Mannheim to Lucerne most often leave from Mannheim, Mannheim Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Mannheim Hbf and arrive in Luzern Bhf.

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

  • You can travel to Lucerne from Mannheim by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€21) with Flixbus from Mannheim to Lucerne.
  • You can travel by train between Mannheim and Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Mannheim to Lucerne tickets for $51 (€45) on Omio.
Your trip from Mannheim to Lucerne doesn't have to end in Lucerne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Paris. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan or Paris to your Mannheim to Lucerne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $24 (€21) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $28 (€25) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $51 (€45) one way on average.

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

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