How to travel from Salzburg to Interlaken

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Travel Information from Salzburg to Interlaken

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $178
fastestFastest modeFlight • $178 (€158) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 254 miles (409 km) by bus, flight or train to Interlaken from Salzburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Salzburg to Interlaken.

Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Interlaken

Travel Tips: Travel to Interlaken 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 Interlaken.

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; 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 from Salzburg to Interlaken.

The current restriction level for returning to Salzburg, Austria from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Salzburg, Austria from Interlaken, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Salzburg from Interlaken?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Salzburg from Interlaken here.

There are 3 ways to get from Salzburg to Interlaken: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Interlaken is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€11) compared to other travel options to Interlaken:

A bus is generally $166 (€147) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $178 (€158) from Salzburg to Interlaken.

Taking a bus is usually $21 (€19) less than taking a train to Interlaken, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

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

Other travel options to Interlaken can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 10 h 53 min   of travel time.

Interlaken is approximately 254 miles (409 km) away from Salzburg.

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Interlaken is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Salzburg at Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig and arrive in Interlaken at Interlaken, Untere Bönigstrasse (Interlaken Ost).
  • Trains mostly depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

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

  • You can travel from Salzburg to Interlaken by flight with Lufthansa Cityline. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $178 (€158) with Lufthansa Cityline from Salzburg to Interlaken.
  • You can travel from Salzburg to Interlaken by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Salzburg to Interlaken.

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

  • You can take a direct train with.

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

Your trip from Salzburg to Interlaken doesn't have to end in Interlaken. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Paris or Geneva. If you’d like to add Zurich, Paris or Geneva to your Salzburg to Interlaken tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Interlaken today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $12 (€11) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $178 (€158) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $34 (€30) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Salzburg to Interlaken 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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