How to travel from Paris to Lucerne

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from Paris to Lucerne

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

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flight

To get from Paris to Lucerne on Feb 08 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:50PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h20 10:10PMZurich Airport
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08:50PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h20 10:10PMZurich Airport
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2261One-way
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07:10AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport3h50 11:00AMTurin Caselle Airport
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11:45AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport5h00 04:45PMZurich Airport
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11:45AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport6h40 06:25PMZurich Airport
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3131One-way

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Travel Information from Paris to Lucerne

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $165
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 14 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 14 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling

Travel 301 miles (486 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Paris and Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 14 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Lucerne.

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

Travel from Paris, France to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Lucerne from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lucerne from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Paris from Lucerne.

There are 4 travel options from Paris to Lucerne: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lucerne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Lucerne:

Taking a bus is about $162 (€140) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $165 (€143) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $37 (€32) less than taking a train to Lucerne, which costs on average $40 (€35) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Lucerne is by bus with an average journey time of 14 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 14 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 28 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 301 miles (486 km) between Paris and Lucerne.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lucerne is:

  • 9 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Lucerne from Paris 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 Paris to Lucerne:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof.

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

  • You can travel from Paris to Lucerne by flight with Vueling. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $165 (€143) with Vueling from Paris to Lucerne.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight with HOP! Or Air France.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Paris to Lucerne don't make Lucerne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lucerne are Zurich, Milan or Basel, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lucerne to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $165 (€143) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $40 (€35) 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.

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