There are 8 ways to get from Lucerne to Munich by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Zurich  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...

$12 - $32

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Munich, Munich central bus station 106

$21 - $35

Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$103 - $181

Train via St. Gallen  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen 1-Y
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to München Hbf Ec

$60 - $100

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Munich 229.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC

$124 - $359

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$128 - $359

Train to Basel, fly to Munich  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC

$110 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Munich is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 37 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Munich is 273 km. The road distance is 367.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Lucerne to Munich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luzern and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Munich. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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Lucerne to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Luzern station.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Munich.
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  • Distance: 170.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 44 min

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

You can take a bus from Lucerne to Munich via Zurich in around 5 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lucerne to Munich via Zürich HB in around 6 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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