How to travel from Lucerne to Salzburg

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Travel Information between Lucerne and Salzburg

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $244
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 10 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $244 (€213) • 7 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 226 miles (365 km) from Lucerne to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lucerne to Salzburg.

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Travel between Lucerne, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Salzburg from Lucerne?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Salzburg, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Salzburg from Lucerne.

The restriction level for your return to Lucerne, Switzerland from Austria is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Lucerne from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 1/24/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lucerne from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to travel to Salzburg from Lucerne including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Salzburg from Lucerne is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A bus is $231 (€202) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Lucerne to Salzburg costing on average $244 (€213).

A bus is $12 (€11) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Lucerne to Salzburg costing on average $25 (€22).

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Lucerne is by flight with an average travel time of 7 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 20 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 51 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 226 miles (365 km) from Lucerne to Salzburg.

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Salzburg is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Lucerne and Salzburg as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Lucerne at Lucerne, Luzern, Bahnhof and arrive in Salzburg at Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lucerne to Salzburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa can get you to Salzburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Lucerne to Salzburg for $244 (€213) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Salzburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Lucerne to Salzburg for $25 (€22) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lucerne to Salzburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Lucerne and Salzburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Salzburg and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Lucerne to Salzburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€11) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $244 (€213) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $25 (€22) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lucerne to Salzburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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