Salzburg to Lucerne train

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Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Salzburg to Lucerne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
ÖBB
11:566h29
Salzburg Hbf
18:25Lucerne station
£821One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
15:25Lucerne station
£841One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
11:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
17:25Lucerne station
£1011One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
13:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
19:25Lucerne station
£1011One-way
2 changes
ÖBB
09:566h29
Salzburg Hbf
16:25Lucerne station
£1321One-way
1 change

Train timetableSalzburg to Lucerne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 16 April
Deutsche Bahn
09:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
15:25Lucerne station
2 changes
ÖBB
09:566h29
Salzburg Hbf
16:25Lucerne station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
17:25Lucerne station
2 changes
ÖBB
11:566h29
Salzburg Hbf
18:25Lucerne station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
13:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
19:25Lucerne station
2 changes

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Train times from Salzburg to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 16 Apr

Fastest Journey

6 h 25 m

Average

6 h 26 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

366 km

To travel from Salzburg to Lucerne you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
11:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
17:25Lucerne station
£1011One-way
2 changes
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
13:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
19:25Lucerne station
£1011One-way
2 changes
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:006h25
Salzburg Hbf
15:25Lucerne station
£841One-way
2 changes
ÖBB
09:566h29
Salzburg Hbf
16:25Lucerne station
£1321One-way
1 change
ÖBB
11:566h29
Salzburg Hbf
18:25Lucerne station
£821One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Salzburg to Lucerne

distanceDistance226 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£84 (€94)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet

Trains from Salzburg to Lucerne cover the 226 miles long journey taking on average 6 h 25 min with our travel partners like ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £84. Travellers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Lucerne.

Train companies: ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) trains Salzburg to Lucerne

Buy your official ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) train tickets from Salzburg to Lucerne from £23 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

ÖBB is the national railway company of Austria, providing a comprehensive network of services throughout the country including trains from Salzburg to Lucerne. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity Express (ICE) trains, EuroCity (EC) trains, InterCity (IC) trains, and Regional Express (REX) trains. ICE trains are the fastest, offering the most comfortable and luxurious travel experience, while EC trains are slightly slower but still offer a comfortable journey. IC trains are the most common, providing a reliable and affordable service, and REX trains are the slowest but offer the most frequent stops. ÖBB offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for ÖBB include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz.

Train information from Salzburg to Lucerne with ÖBB:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 29 min
  • Cheapest Price: £30

FAQs: Salzburg to Lucerne train

FAQs: Travel by train from Salzburg to Lucerne 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 Lucerne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Salzburg to Lucerne can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Salzburg to Lucerne is £84; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Lucerne from Salzburg is on average 6 h 25 min   for the 226 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Salzburg and Lucerne by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Salzburg to Lucerne leaves at 04: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Salzburg to Lucerne leaves at 20: 00.
There are 3 trains a day from Salzburg to Lucerne which require at least one change with ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Lucerne. Take the fast train with ÖBB | Railjet from Salzburg to Lucerne.
For the best Salzburg to Lucerne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | Railjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Salzburg to Lucerne to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Salzburg to Lucerne with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Salzburg, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg, Hauptbahnhof (Südtiroler Platz) and Salzburg Mülln-Altstadt. When arriving in Lucerne, you can end your journey in train stations like Lucerne, Lucerne Allmend/Messe and Luzern Verkehrshaus.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lucerne, located 0.3 miles (525 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Salzburg to Lucerne is June.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Lucerne from Salzburg including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Salzburg and Lucerne

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Lucerne
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