You can get from Salzburg to Lucerne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Salzburg to Lucerne on Sep 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||226 miles (365 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$37 - $161|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $37 (€30) • 6 h 29 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $161 (€128) • 3 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 226 miles (365 km) by flight or train to Lucerne from Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Salzburg to Lucerne.
International travel from Salzburg, Austria to Lucerne, Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/13/21; 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 Lucerne from Salzburg.
Return travel to Salzburg, Austria from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Requirements for reentering Austria:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 9/19/21. 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 Salzburg from Lucerne.
There are 2 ways that you can travel to Lucerne from Salzburg. You can take a flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Lucerne from Salzburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€30).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Lucerne:
A train is generally $123 (€98) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $161 (€128) from Salzburg to Lucerne.
The fastest way to get to Lucerne from Salzburg is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 40 min.
Other travel options to Lucerne can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Lucerne by train can take on average 6 h 29 min.
Lucerne is approximately 226 miles (365 km) away from Salzburg.
The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Lucerne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Salzburg and Lucerne as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Salzburg to Lucerne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Salzburg to Lucerne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Salzburg to Lucerne with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lucerne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Lucerne from Salzburg.
Before traveling from Salzburg to Lucerne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Salzburg to Lucerne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.