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Train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern Ir26 / ...

SFr 125 - SFr 164

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Bus, night bus  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nancy - Centre 758
  2. Take the bus from Nancy to Luzern
  3. Take the night bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Lungern, Dorfkapelle N8

SFr 38 - SFr 54

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Train via Paris-Est  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean Zz_2Y
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern Ir26 / ...

SFr 205 - SFr 348

Drive  •  6h 43m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Lungern 705.6 km

SFr 85 - SFr 130

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  6h 56m

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

SFr 108 - SFr 281

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Lungern

SFr 107 - SFr 309

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  9h 20m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

SFr 167 - SFr 361

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  9h 11m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern

SFr 174 - SFr 365

Paris to Lungern by train

The train journey time between Paris and Lungern is around 8h 21m and covers a distance of around 648 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 28m. Operated by TGV inOui, Südostbahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Paris to Lungern train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Lungern. Typically 19 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 21m
Fastest train time:
6h 28m
Trains per week:
19
Cheapest price:
SFr 139
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:22
Last train departs at:
18:22

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Lungern train schedules

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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from France

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lungern is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Lungern is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Paris to Lungern is to bus and night bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 12h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Lungern is to train which costs €110 - €150 and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Lungern. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Lungern, Dorfkapelle via Nancy and Luzern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Lungern. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Lungern via Basel SBB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Paris and Lungern is 491 km. The road distance is 705.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Lungern without a car is to train which takes 5h 52m and costs €110 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 52m to get from Paris to Lungern, including transfers.

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Paris to Lungern bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Lungern train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Lungern.
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  • Distance: 490.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 52m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Lungern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris Bercy to Lungern via Basel SBB and Luzern in around 5h 52m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 600
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 270
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 270
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Est to Bâle Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Lungern
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
Zentralbahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nancy - Centre
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Nancy
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nancy to Luzern
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Luzern, Bahnhof to Lungern, Dorfkapelle
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Paris to Lungern bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Lungern, Dorfkapelle station.

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Paris to Lungern train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Lungern is 706 km. It takes approximately 6h 43m to drive from Paris to Lungern.

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Air France, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Lungern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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