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Travel Information between Salzburg and Lausanne

distanceDistance313 miles (505 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $137
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 8 h 16 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $137 (€114) • 2 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 313 miles (505 km) from Salzburg to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Lausanne.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Salzburg to Lausanne?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22; 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 Lausanne.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Salzburg, Austria from Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

Is my journey back to Salzburg from Lausanne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Salzburg from Lausanne closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Salzburg to Lausanne?

There are 3 ways to travel between Salzburg and Lausanne including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lausanne is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $36 (€30) compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

A train is generally $101 (€85) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $137 (€114) from Salzburg to Lausanne.

Taking a train is about $10 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $46 (€38) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Salzburg to Lausanne?

The fastest way from Salzburg to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 45 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lausanne by bus can take on average 9 h 30 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 16 min.

What is the distance between Salzburg and Lausanne?

The Salzburg to Lausanne distance is around 313 miles (505 km).

How many services a day are there from Salzburg to Lausanne?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Lausanne is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Salzburg to Lausanne?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse / Weiserhofstraße and tend to arrive in Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Lausanne.

Which travel companies can get me from Salzburg to Lausanne?

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

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Lausanne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Salzburg to Lausanne for $137 (€114) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Lausanne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Salzburg to Lausanne for $46 (€38).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Lausanne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Salzburg to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Salzburg to Lausanne?

Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg to Lausanne don't make Lausanne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lausanne are Geneva, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lausanne to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Salzburg to Lausanne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $137 (€114) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $46 (€38) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $36 (€30) one way.

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

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