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from Munich to Lucerne

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

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To get from Munich to Lucerne on May 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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06:52PMMunich Hbf4h33 11:25PMLuzern Bhf
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Fri
May 20
$69Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Sat
May 21
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$22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
May 22
$42Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$33Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$42Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
May 25
$51Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
May 26
$36Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$42Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$51Deutsche Bahn
$22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
May 29
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$84Flixbus
Mon
May 30
$28Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
Tue
May 31
$33Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Jun 1
$36Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Jun 2
$36Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Jun 3
$62Deutsche Bahn
$70Flixbus
Sat
Jun 4
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$22STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
Sun
Jun 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
Mon
Jun 6
$42Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
Tue
Jun 7
$29Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
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Jun 8
$29Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information from Munich to Lucerne

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $89
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 4 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€80) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by bus, flight or train from Munich to Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Lucerne.

How to get from Munich to Lucerne

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Munich to Lucerne there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 50,75% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Munich to Lucerne. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Lucerne from Munich?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/9/22; 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 from Munich to Lucerne.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Munich, Germany from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/18/22. 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 Munich from Lucerne here.

What are the ways to get from Munich to Lucerne?

You can travel to Lucerne from Munich 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Munich to Lucerne?

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lucerne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€26) compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€26) for this route.

Taking a train is usually $60 (€54) less than taking a flight to Lucerne, which costs on average $89 (€80) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Lucerne?

The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

Other travel options to Lucerne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by train can take on average 4 h 30 min.

How far is it from Munich to Lucerne?

Lucerne is approximately 169 miles (273 km) away from Munich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Munich to Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lucerne is:

  • 1 bus per day.

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

When traveling between Munich and Lucerne, what are the departure and arrival points in Munich and Lucerne?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

Which travel companies can get me from Munich to Lucerne?

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

  • You can take a bus from Munich to Lucerne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€26) with Flixbus from Munich to Lucerne.
  • You can travel by plane from Munich to Lucerne with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Munich to Lucerne tickets for $89 (€80) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Munich to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€26) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Lucerne.

Is there a way to travel directly from Munich to Lucerne?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Lucerne with.

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

Where should I go next after I travel from Munich to Lucerne?

Your trip from Munich 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 Munich to Lucerne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lucerne today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Munich to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Munich to Lucerne, 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 $29 (€26) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $89 (€80) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€26) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Munich to Lucerne 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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