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Train Information to Lugano from Salzburg

distanceDistance229 miles (369 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day

Trains from Salzburg to Lugano cover the 229 miles (369 km) long route taking on average 9 h 36 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Lugano, Switzerland if I'm coming from Salzburg, Austria by train?

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

Is international entry into Lugano 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 Lugano, 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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Lugano closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lugano, Switzerland to Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel from Switzerland to Austria is: Partially open.

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

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 Lugano?

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 12/1/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Lugano.

How many miles is it from Salzburg to Lugano by train?
The Salzburg to Lugano train distance is approximately 229 miles (369 km).
How long is the train ride from Salzburg to Lugano?
On average the Salzburg to Lugano train time is 9 h 36 min  covering the 229 miles (369 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Salzburg to Lugano, which train station in Salzburg do I depart from and which train station in Lugano do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Salzburg to start your journey from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. In Lugano you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lugano, Stazione, Lugano and Lugano FLP.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf   and arrive in Lugano, Stazione.

Where is the train station in Salzburg? Where is the train station in Lugano?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Salzburg Hbf, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Salzburg. The most popular arrival train station in Lugano, called Lugano, Stazione, is located around 0.2 miles (328 m) away from its city center.

How many train services per day are there between Salzburg and Lugano?
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Salzburg to Lugano. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Salzburg
Lugano
Salzburg Hbf is the most popular Salzburg railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Salzburg for your trip to Lugano.

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