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Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne by train

  • First train
    05:34
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 56m
  • Distance
    335 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne take around 3 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 335 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt Airport and Lucerne.

1. Are there direct trains from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne?

Journeys between Frankfurt Airport and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne?

The Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt Airport around 05:34 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt Airport around 05:39, and the last at 23:17.

When to book Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Frankfurt Airport and Lucerne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Frankfurt Airport to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Regional-Express
  • SBB

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lucerne to Frankfurt Airport by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.