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from Interlaken to Salzburg

You can get from Interlaken to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Interlaken to Salzburg on Oct 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:05PMInterlaken West8h32 11:37PMSalzburg Hbf
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$501One-way
Cheapest
03:05PMInterlaken West8h32 11:37PMSalzburg Hbf
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$501One-way
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03:00PMInterlaken Ost8h37 11:37PMSalzburg Hbf
3 changes
$501One-way
09:05AMInterlaken West7h53 04:58PMSalzburg Hbf
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$1201One-way
09:00AMInterlaken Ost7h58 04:58PMSalzburg Hbf
3 changes
$1201One-way

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Sat
Oct 23
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$327Eurowings
Tue
Oct 26
$37Deutsche Bahn
$230Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$159Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 29
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$190Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$138Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
$37Deutsche Bahn
$159Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 4
$37Deutsche Bahn
$117Eurowings

Travel Information to Salzburg from Interlaken

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $466
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 7 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $466 (€380) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 254 miles (409 km) by flight or train between Interlaken and Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Interlaken to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Interlaken, Switzerland to Salzburg, Austria?

International travel from Interlaken, Switzerland to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg if traveling from Interlaken?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Interlaken and Salzburg.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Salzburg, Austria due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Interlaken, Switzerland from Austria is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Interlaken from Salzburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Interlaken from Salzburg?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 10/15/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Interlaken from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Interlaken to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways to get from Interlaken to Salzburg: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Interlaken to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Salzburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€27) compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a train is about $433 (€353) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $466 (€380) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Interlaken and Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Interlaken is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Salzburg by train can take on average 7 h 28 min.

What is the distance between Interlaken and Salzburg?

The distance from Interlaken to Salzburg is approximately 254 miles (409 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Interlaken to Salzburg?

The average frequency per day from Interlaken to Salzburg is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Salzburg from Interlaken as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Interlaken and in Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Interlaken to Salzburg:

  • Trains mostly depart from Interlaken Ost and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Who can get me from Interlaken to Salzburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Interlaken to Salzburg:

  • You can go to Salzburg from Interlaken by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $466 (€380) with Lufthansa Cityline from Interlaken to Salzburg on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Interlaken to Salzburg with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€27) with Deutsche Bahn from Interlaken to Salzburg.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Interlaken to Salzburg?
Looking to extend your trip from Interlaken to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Interlaken to Salzburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Prague from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets between Interlaken and Salzburg online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Interlaken to Salzburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $466 (€380) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $33 (€27) one way.

But we recommend booking Interlaken to Salzburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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