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Train Information from Salzburg to Lausanne

distanceDistance313 miles (505 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB

Trains from Salzburg to Lausanne cover the 313 miles (505 km) long route taking on average 9 h 43 min with our travel partners like ÖBB. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $33 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Lausanne.

Train companies

ÖBB Salzburg – Lausanne

You can travel by train between Salzburg and Lausanne with ÖBB for as low as $33 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Salzburg to Lausanne by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your ÖBB train from Salzburg to Lausanne online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest ÖBB train from Salzburg to Lausanne, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current ÖBB train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 313 miles (505 km) route between Salzburg and Lausanne as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Salzburg to Lausanne, you can check straight away if the ÖBB ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official ÖBB Salzburg to Lausanne train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by ÖBB when booking your train tickets between Salzburg and Lausanne due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Salzburg to Lausanne
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Salzburg, Austria to Lausanne, Switzerland?

Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Salzburg?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lausanne from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Salzburg, Austria from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Lausanne?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Lausanne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Lausanne.

How much are cheap trains to Lausanne from Salzburg?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Lausanne for as low as $33 (€27)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Lausanne from Salzburg?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $33 (€27)  for a train ticket to Lausanne from Salzburg.
How far is Salzburg to Lausanne by train?
The Salzburg to Lausanne train distance is approximately 313 miles (505 km).
What is the Salzburg to Lausanne train travel time?
On average the Salzburg to Lausanne train time is 9 h 43 min  covering the 313 miles (505 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Salzburg to Lausanne depart from? Which Lausanne train station do I come into from Salzburg?

When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. When arriving in Lausanne, you can end your journey in train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.

Omio customers book a train from Salzburg Hbf   to Lausanne   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Salzburg train station located? Where is the Lausanne train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lausanne and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Lausanne.

Which train companies should I travel with from Salzburg to Lausanne?
If you're looking for trains from Salzburg to Lausanne, you can rely on ÖBB to get you to Lausanne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Salzburg to Lausanne trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Lausanne from Salzburg a day?
The average number of trains departing Salzburg for Lausanne is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Salzburg to Lausanne? When does the last train depart from Salzburg to Lausanne?
The first Salzburg to Lausanne train departs at 1: 00 PM   and the last train from Salzburg to Lausanne leaves at 1: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Salzburg to Lausanne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Salzburg to Lausanne train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Salzburg to Lausanne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $33 (€27) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Salzburg to Lausanne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lausanne
Lausanne
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Lausanne St-Francois
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Lausanne, Montbenon
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Lausanne, Place-de-l'Ours
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Lausanne, Pont-de-Chailly
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Lausanne, Sallaz
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Lausanne-Chauderon
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Lausanne-Flon
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Lausanne-Flon, pl. de l'Europe
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Lausanne-Ouchy
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