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Travelling from Mannheim to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Mannheim to Lucerne take around 3 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 271 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mannheim and Lucerne.

Are there direct trains from Mannheim to Lucerne?

Journeys between Mannheim and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Mannheim 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 35 departures.

How long is the train journey from Mannheim to Lucerne?

The Mannheim to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Mannheim to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Mannheim around 04:42 and the last train is around 22:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mannheim around 05:09, and the last at 22:59.

When to book Mannheim 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 Mannheim to Lucerne by train.

Which train companies operate between Mannheim and Lucerne?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio

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

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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.

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