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from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen

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Travel Information from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen

distanceDistance254 miles (410 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $221
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $32 (€27) • 7 h 59 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $221 (€185) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight or train to travel 254 miles (410 km) from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen

Travel to Lauterbrunnen 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 Lauterbrunnen.

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen?

International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Lauterbrunnen, 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 Lauterbrunnen 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 Lauterbrunnen, 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 1/20/22; 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 to Lauterbrunnen from Salzburg.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Austria from Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland?

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

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

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

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

  • 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)

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. 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 Lauterbrunnen here.

How do I reach Lauterbrunnen from Salzburg?

You can travel from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen 2 different ways: flight or train.

How do I get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $32 (€27) compared to other travel options to Lauterbrunnen:

A train is $189 (€158) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen costing on average $221 (€185).

What is the fastest way from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen?

The quickest way to travel between Salzburg and Lauterbrunnen is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Lauterbrunnen by train can take on average 7 h 59 min.

What is the distance from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen?

The Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen distance is around 254 miles (410 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Salzburg? Where do I arrive in Lauterbrunnen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen:

  • Most travelers board their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Lauterbrunnen, Bahnhof.

Who can get me from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Lauterbrunnen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen tickets on Omio for $221 (€185).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Lauterbrunnen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen for $32 (€27) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Lauterbrunnen from Salzburg?

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

How far in advance should I book my Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $221 (€185) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $32 (€27) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen 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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