The cheapest trains from Salzburg to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$72

Average

$119

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Salzburg to Lucerne will cost around $ 119 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 72.

Cheapest
09:15PMSalzburg Hbf10h50 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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$721One-way
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09:15PMSalzburg Hbf10h40 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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$721One-way
2nd Cheapest
07:56PMSalzburg Hbf12h55 08:51AMLuzern Bhf
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$751One-way
11:00AMSalzburg Hbf6h51 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$771One-way
01:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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$771One-way

Timetable Salzburg to Lucerne

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05:43AMSalzburg Hbf8h08 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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05:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 12:25PMLuzern Bhf
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06:40AMSalzburg Hbf7h11 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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06:40AMSalzburg Hbf7h11 01:51PMLuzern Bhf
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07:15AMSalzburg Hbf8h36 03:51PMLuzern Bhf
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07:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 02:25PMLuzern Bhf
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08:00AMSalzburg Hbf8h25 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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09:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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10:00AMSalzburg Hbf7h51 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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11:00AMSalzburg Hbf6h51 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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11:00AMSalzburg Hbf6h51 05:51PMLuzern Bhf
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11:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 06:25PMLuzern Bhf
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12:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h51 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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12:15PMSalzburg Hbf8h10 08:25PMLuzern Bhf
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01:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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01:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 07:51PMLuzern Bhf
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01:56PMSalzburg Hbf6h29 08:25PMLuzern Bhf
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02:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h51 09:51PMLuzern Bhf
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02:15PMSalzburg Hbf9h10 11:25PMLuzern Bhf
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03:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 09:51PMLuzern Bhf
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03:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 09:51PMLuzern Bhf
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03:56PMSalzburg Hbf6h29 10:25PMLuzern Bhf
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04:00PMSalzburg Hbf7h51 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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05:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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05:00PMSalzburg Hbf6h51 11:51PMLuzern Bhf
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05:15PMSalzburg Hbf9h01 02:16AMLuzern Bhf
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05:15PMSalzburg Hbf9h07 02:22AMLuzern Bhf
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05:56PMSalzburg Hbf6h29 12:25AMLuzern Bhf
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06:56PMSalzburg Hbf8h26 03:22AMLuzern Bhf
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06:56PMSalzburg Hbf9h26 04:22AMLuzern Bhf
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07:56PMSalzburg Hbf12h55 08:51AMLuzern Bhf
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09:15PMSalzburg Hbf10h50 08:05AMLuzern Bhf
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09:15PMSalzburg Hbf10h40 07:55AMLuzern Bhf
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Sat
Sep 18
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$564Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 20
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Sep 21
$34Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Thu
Sep 23
$44ÖBB
$474Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Salzburg to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

6 h 29 m

Average

7 h 50 m

Trains per day

33

Distance

366 km

It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Lucerne without transferring at least once.

Fastest
05:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 12:25PMLuzern Bhf
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$871One-way
Fastest
07:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 02:25PMLuzern Bhf
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$1541One-way
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11:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 06:25PMLuzern Bhf
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$1541One-way
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09:56AMSalzburg Hbf6h29 04:25PMLuzern Bhf
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$1541One-way
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01:56PMSalzburg Hbf6h29 08:25PMLuzern Bhf
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$1541One-way

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Train Information from Salzburg to Lucerne

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$52 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Salzburg to Lucerne cover the 226 miles (365 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 51 min with our travel partners like ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $34 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€42).

Train companies

Salzburg to Lucerne with ÖBB

Travel from Salzburg to Lucerne from $34 (€27) with Omio’s train partners ÖBB! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

ÖBB

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

Find the perfect ÖBB train between Salzburg and Lucerne for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest ÖBB train schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Salzburg and Lucerne. You can also check relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap ÖBB train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 226 miles (365 km) on this trip and your ÖBB Salzburg to Lucerne train ticket can cost as little as $44 (€35) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for ÖBB tickets between Salzburg and Lucerne in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official ÖBB train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

These are ÖBB's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Salzburg to Lucerne:

  • 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 Lucerne
Travel by train to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Salzburg to Lucerne.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Salzburg and Lucerne?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Salzburg and Lucerne as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Salzburg, Austria from Lucerne, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Salzburg, Austria from Lucerne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Salzburg from Lucerne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Salzburg from Lucerne closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Lucerne from Salzburg cost?
Train tickets between Salzburg and Lucerne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $34 (€27)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Salzburg and Lucerne?
The train price to Lucerne from Salzburg is on average $52 (€42)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Salzburg to Lucerne by train?
The distance to Lucerne from Salzburg by train is approximately 226 miles (365 km).
What is the Salzburg to Lucerne train travel time?
The Salzburg to Lucerne train duration is on average 6 h 51 min, which is to be expected when traveling 226 miles (365 km) between Salzburg and Lucerne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train companies can take me between Salzburg and Lucerne?
When taking a train from Salzburg to Lucerne, you can count on ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet for the best way to get you to Lucerne. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Lucerne from Salzburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Salzburg to Lucerne a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Salzburg to Lucerne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Salzburg to Lucerne? When is the last train from Salzburg to Lucerne?
The earliest train for this route departs from Salzburg at 5: 56 AM. The last train leaves from Salzburg at 7: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Salzburg to Lucerne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy train tickets to Lucerne from Salzburg to score the best deals?
You can find trains to Lucerne from Salzburg to cost on average $52 (€42) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Salzburg to Lucerne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lucerne
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