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from Lucerne to Salzburg

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Wed
Oct 20
$62ÖBB
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Thu
Oct 21
$43ÖBB
$138Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 23
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
$290Eurowings
Mon
Oct 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$159Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$190Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 29
$46Deutsche Bahn
$231Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 30
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Mon
Nov 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$160Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$160Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$142Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$43ÖBB
$167Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$138Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Nov 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$138Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Lucerne to Salzburg

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $466
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $43 (€35) • 6 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $466 (€380) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or ÖBB

Travel 226 miles (365 km) by flight or train to Salzburg from Lucerne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $43 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Lucerne to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Lucerne, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria allowed?

International travel from Lucerne, 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 Lucerne?

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 10/17/21; 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 to Salzburg from Lucerne.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Lucerne, Switzerland from Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel to Lucerne, Switzerland from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Austria?

Requirements for reentering 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Lucerne, Switzerland was last verified on 10/15/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Lucerne from Salzburg.

How do I get from Lucerne to Salzburg?

There are 2 ways to travel between Lucerne and Salzburg including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Salzburg?

The cheapest way to travel between Lucerne and Salzburg is by taking a train with an average price of $43 (€35).

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

Taking a train is about $423 (€345) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $466 (€380) for this journey.

What is the quickest way to get from Lucerne to Salzburg?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Lucerne is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Salzburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 37 min.

What is the distance from Lucerne to Salzburg?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Lucerne to Salzburg is:

  • 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Lucerne and Salzburg, what are the departure and arrival points in Lucerne and Salzburg?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Lucerne to Salzburg?

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

    • You can travel to Salzburg from Lucerne by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $466 (€380) with Lufthansa Cityline from Lucerne to Salzburg.
    • You can go to Salzburg from Lucerne by train with ÖBB. You'll see cheap train tickets for $43 (€35) with ÖBB from Lucerne to Salzburg on Omio.
    Can I travel directly to Salzburg from Lucerne?

    Yes, there are direct services available from Lucerne to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct train with with 6 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Salzburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Lucerne and Salzburg.

    Where else should I travel to after my journey to Salzburg from Lucerne ends?
    Omio customers who travel from Lucerne to Salzburg often also extend their vacation to go to Vienna, Munich or Prague. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Salzburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
    How early should I purchase Lucerne to Salzburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • A plane ticket costs $466 (€380) one way on average for this route.
    • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $43 (€35) one way.

    But we recommend booking Lucerne 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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