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from Paris to Lucerne

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Sep 24
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Sep 25
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Oct 1
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How to get from Paris to Lucerne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Lucerne, 91,72% 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 Paris to Lucerne 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
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lucerne, Switzerland if I’m coming from Paris, France?

Travel between Paris, France and Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Conditions of entry 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

This information was last checked on 9/20/21. 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 Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering France from Lucerne, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Lucerne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Lucerne?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 9/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Lucerne closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Paris to Lucerne?

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

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

The cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:

Taking a bus is about $72 (€57) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $107 (€85) for this trip.

A bus is generally $194 (€154) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $229 (€182) from Paris to Lucerne.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Lucerne?

The fastest way from Paris to Lucerne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lucerne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lucerne by bus can take on average 12 h 15 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 26 min   on average.

How far is Lucerne from Paris?

The Paris to Lucerne distance is around 301 miles (486 km).

How many services a day are there between Paris and Lucerne?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lucerne is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Lucerne?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Lucerne from Paris with HOP! And you can find HOP! Paris to Lucerne tickets for $107 (€85) on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus to Lucerne from Paris with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Paris to Lucerne tickets for $35 (€28) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Paris and Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Paris to Lucerne tickets for $229 (€182) on Omio.
Where should I go next after I travel from Paris to Lucerne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Lucerne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Basel. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Lucerne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lucerne and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Paris to Lucerne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $107 (€85) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing $35 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $229 (€182) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Lucerne
Gare Paris Bercy
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WC
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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