The cheapest trains from Lucerne to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Cheapest

£53

Average

£95

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Lucerne to Salzburg will cost around £ 95 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 53.

Cheapest
17:35Luzern Bhf6h37 00:12Salzburg Hbf
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£531One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:35Luzern Bhf6h28 12:03Salzburg Hbf
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£621One-way
22:09Luzern Bhf12h53 11:02Salzburg Hbf
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£891One-way
13:35Luzern Bhf6h28 20:03Salzburg Hbf
1 changes
£891One-way
15:35Luzern Bhf6h31 22:06Salzburg Hbf
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£891One-way

Timetable Lucerne to Salzburg

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05:35Luzern Bhf6h28 12:03Salzburg Hbf
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06:09Luzern Bhf6h49 12:58Salzburg Hbf
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07:35Luzern Bhf6h28 14:03Salzburg Hbf
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08:09Luzern Bhf6h49 14:58Salzburg Hbf
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09:35Luzern Bhf6h28 16:03Salzburg Hbf
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10:09Luzern Bhf6h49 16:58Salzburg Hbf
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11:35Luzern Bhf6h27 18:02Salzburg Hbf
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12:09Luzern Bhf6h49 18:58Salzburg Hbf
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13:35Luzern Bhf6h28 20:03Salzburg Hbf
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15:35Luzern Bhf6h31 22:06Salzburg Hbf
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16:09Luzern Bhf7h28 23:37Salzburg Hbf
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17:35Luzern Bhf6h37 00:12Salzburg Hbf
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22:09Luzern Bhf12h53 11:02Salzburg Hbf
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The fastest trains from Lucerne to Salzburg

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

6 h 27 m

Average

7 h 9 m

Trains per day

13

Distance

366 km

It's difficult to get from Lucerne to Salzburg without changing at least once.

Fastest
11:35Luzern Bhf6h27 18:02Salzburg Hbf
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£971One-way
2nd Fastest
05:35Luzern Bhf6h28 12:03Salzburg Hbf
1 changes
£621One-way
2nd Fastest
07:35Luzern Bhf6h28 14:03Salzburg Hbf
2 changes
£971One-way
2nd Fastest
13:35Luzern Bhf6h28 20:03Salzburg Hbf
1 changes
£891One-way
2nd Fastest
09:35Luzern Bhf6h28 16:03Salzburg Hbf
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£971One-way

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Train Information from Lucerne to Salzburg

distanceDistance226 miles (365 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Lucerne to Salzburg cover the 226 miles (365 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 2 min with our travel partners like ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £23, but the average price of train tickets is £23.

Train companies

Train to Salzburg from Lucerne with ÖBB

Travel from Lucerne to Salzburg from £23 with Omio’s train partners ÖBB! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Lucerne to Salzburg by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip to Salzburg from Lucerne with ÖBB! As an official travel partner of ÖBB, Omio can help you search current train timetables from ÖBB, compare the best routes to Salzburg from Lucerne as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Lucerne to Salzburg train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Lucerne and Salzburg on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 226 miles (365 km) journey to Salzburg from Lucerne with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB.

    ÖBB 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Salzburg from Lucerne are the following:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
      • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
      • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Lucerne to Salzburg
    Travel by train to Salzburg 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 Lucerne to Salzburg.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Lucerne, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria allowed?

    Travel between Lucerne, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria by train is: Restricted.

    What is the status of international entry into Austria from Switzerland?

    International entry status: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Austria 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 are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

    When travelling in Austria, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Lucerne to Salzburg before travelling.

    Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Austria by train?

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

    Is my return train into Lucerne from Salzburg restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Salzburg?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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 safety rules to follow in Lucerne, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    Last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lucerne from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Lucerne and Salzburg cost?
    You can find a cheap train from Lucerne to Salzburg for some dates and times for as low as £23  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from Lucerne to Salzburg on average?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Lucerne to Salzburg train price to come in at an average of £23  one way.
    How far is it from Lucerne to Salzburg by train?
    The train distance from Lucerne to Salzburg is around 226 miles (365 km).
    How long is the train between Lucerne and Salzburg?
    While the time it takes to travel 226 miles (365 km) to Salzburg from Lucerne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Lucerne to Salzburg is on average 9 h 2 min.
    What train companies go from Lucerne to Salzburg?
    When taking a train from Lucerne to Salzburg, you can count on ÖBB or ÖBB | Railjet for the best way to get you to Salzburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Lucerne and Salzburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    How many trains per day are there between Lucerne and Salzburg?
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Lucerne to Salzburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Lucerne to Salzburg? When does the last train depart from Lucerne to Salzburg?
    If you prefer early morning trains from Lucerne to Salzburg, the first train leaves at 13: 35. If you prefer late night trains from Lucerne to Salzburg, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Lucerne to Salzburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Salzburg from Lucerne to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Salzburg from Lucerne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £23 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Lucerne to Salzburg a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Lucerne
    Salzburg
    The major railway station for departures from Lucerne is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your trip between Lucerne and Salzburg.