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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. 106

$22 - $40

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 5 min

  1. 70
  2. Ec

$98 - $181

Train via St. Gallen  •  6 h 25 min

  1. 1-Y
  2. Ec

$55 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. 229.4 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  3 h 53 min

  1. ZRH - MUC

$124 - $359

Train to Basel, fly to Munich  •  5 h 16 min

  1. BSL - MUC

$110 - $318

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. ZRH - NUE

$133 - $359

Train to Berne, fly to Munich  •  5 h 48 min

  1. BRN - MUC

$181 - $696

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Lucerne to Munich 4 times a week. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lucerne to Munich via Zürich HB in around 6 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
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
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Munich is 273 km. The road distance is 367 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 21 - SFr 40 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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

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 5 min.

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

The bus from Luzern to Munich, Munich central bus station takes 5 h 55 min including transfers and departs four times a week.