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Munich to Lucerne by train
Fastest journey5hr 3m
Trains per day17
Avg. journey time7hr 51m
Travelling from Munich to Lucerne by train
Fast trains from Munich to Lucerne take around 5 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich and Lucerne.
1. Are there direct trains from Munich to Lucerne?
Journeys between Munich and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Munich to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Munich to Lucerne?
The Munich to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Munich to Lucerne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Munich around 04:42 and the last train is around 00:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Munich around 05:22, and the last at 00:03.
When to book Munich 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 Munich to Lucerne by train.
Which train companies operate between Munich and Lucerne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Munich to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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