How to travel from Munich to Lucerne

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Travel Information to Lucerne from Munich

distanceDistance169 miles (273 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$23 - $144
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $144 (€124) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 169 miles (273 km) by bus, train or flight to Lucerne from Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Lucerne.

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from Munich to Lucerne

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Munich to Lucerne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
12:10PMLuzern, Landenburgstrasse
1 transfer
12:10PMLuzern, Landenburgstrasse
1 transfer
Air Dolomiti
Munich Airport (MUC)
09:30AMTurin Airport (TRN)
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
Munich Hbf
03:05PMLucerne station
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Munich Hbf
04:25PMLucerne station
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Munich Hbf
04:05PMLucerne station
2 transfers
Munich Airport (MUC)
09:10PMTurin Airport (TRN)
1 transfer
Air France
Munich Airport (MUC)
10:10PMTurin Airport (TRN)
1 transfer
Air France
Munich Airport (MUC)
10:10PMTurin Airport (TRN)
1 transfer

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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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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Munich to Lucerne

Deutsche Bahn, TGV and FlixBus will get you to Lucerne from Munich at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip to Lucerne from Munich by travel: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Munich to Lucerne

      FAQs: 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 Munich to Lucerne.

      There are 3 travel options from Munich to Lucerne: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Munich to Lucerne is a bus with an average price of $23 (€20).

      This is compared to other travel options from Munich to Lucerne:

      A bus is $121 (€104) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $144 (€124) from Munich to Lucerne.

      Taking a bus costs $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $35 (€30).

      The quickest way to travel from Munich to Lucerne is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 40 min of travel time.

      Train takes 4 h 31 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Munich to Lucerne is:

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) and tend to arrive in Lucerne, Train station.
        • Trains mostly depart from Munich Hbf and arrive in Lucerne.

        The following travel companies offer services from Munich to Lucerne:

        • Travel with BlaBlaCar, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or FlixBus for buses to Lucerne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Munich to Lucerne tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).
        • Air Dolomiti or Lufthansa Cityline (2) can get you to Lucerne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Dolomiti from Munich to Lucerne for $228 (€197) on Omio.
        • Deutsche Bahn or TGV can get you to Lucerne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Lucerne for $35 (€30) on Omio.

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

        • You'll find direct buses with.
        • You can book a direct flight with.
        • You can take a direct train 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 route.

        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, Interlaken, Paris or Basel. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan, Interlaken, Paris or Basel 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!

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