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

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

You can take a train from Munich to Lucerne via Zürich HB in around 5 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Avg. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Zurich via Nuremberg
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Avg. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Avg. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Munich to Berne
Avg. 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 Zürich HB to Luzern
Avg. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Luzern
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Zürich HB
Avg. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Avg. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Munich to Lucerne?

The distance between Munich and Lucerne is 273 km. The road distance is 368 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lucerne is to drive which costs 50€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Lucerne?

The quickest way to get from Munich to Lucerne is to drive which takes 3 h 39 min and costs 50€.

Is there a direct train between Munich and Lucerne?

No, there is no direct train from Munich to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Luzern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Munich to Lucerne?

It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Munich to Lucerne, including transfers.