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There are 6 ways to get from Luthern to Munich by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Munich Central Bus Station

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Train

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Memmingen
  2. Take the train from Memmingen to Muenchen-Pasing

Drive

  1. Drive from Luthern to Munich

Train to Zurich, fly

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

Train to Basel, fly

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

Luthern to Munich by bus

The bus journey time between Luthern and Munich is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 366 km. The fastest bus normally takes 4h 50m. Operated by RegioJet, the Luthern to Munich bus service departs from Lucerne Inselquai and arrives in Munich Central Bus Station. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
4h 50m
Fastest bus time:
4h 50m
Bus distance:
366 km
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€11
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
19:50
Last bus departs at:
19:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Luthern to Munich bus schedules

Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, France, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Munich is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Munich is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 32m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lucerne Inselquai and arriving at Munich Central Bus Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luthern to Munich. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 51m.

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The distance between Luthern and Munich is 273 km. The road distance is 365.9 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 4h 50m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17.

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The bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Munich Central Bus Station takes 4h 50m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Luthern to Munich bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lucerne Inselquai station.

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Luthern to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Munich is to bus which takes 4h 50m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 220 and takes 5h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Munich.
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  • Distance: 273.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Munich Central Bus Station 3 times a week. Tickets cost €11 - €16 and the journey takes 4h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luthern to Munich via Zuerich Hb in around 5h 51m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €300
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Memmingen to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Memmingen to Pasing
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne Inselquai to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
RegioJet
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Luzern to Memmingen
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Luthern to Munich bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Munich Central Bus Station.

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Luthern to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Munich is 366 km. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Luthern to Munich.

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

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