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from Lyon to Salzburg

You can get from Lyon to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lyon to Salzburg on 21 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:04Lyon Part Dieu11h38 21:42Salzburg Hbf
3 changes
£731One-way
Cheapest
10:04Lyon Part Dieu11h38 21:42Salzburg Hbf
3 changes
£731One-way
Other options
10:04Lyon Part Dieu11h58 22:02Salzburg Hbf
2 changes
£911One-way
08:34Lyon Part Dieu10h08 18:42Salzburg Hbf
3 changes
£1391One-way
10:04Lyon Part Dieu10h56 21:00Salzburg Hbf
1 changes
£1421One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£73Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£480Lufthansa
Fri
22 Oct
£73Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
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Sat
23 Oct
£89Deutsche Bahn with connection
£36Flixbus
£254Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£126Deutsche Bahn with connection
£41Flixbus
£557Lufthansa
Mon
25 Oct
£80Deutsche Bahn with connection
£38Flixbus
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Tue
26 Oct
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23Flixbus
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Travel Information to Salzburg from Lyon

distanceDistance412 miles (664 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£42 - £311
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £42 • 15 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £311 • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 412 miles (664 km) from Lyon to Salzburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £42. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Lyon to Salzburg.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Salzburg, Austria from Lyon, France currently allowed?

International travel from Lyon, France to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.

Can I enter Austria if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Salzburg if travelling from Lyon?

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 measures do I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Lyon to Salzburg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Lyon, France from Salzburg, Austria?

The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Austria is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Lyon, France from Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Lyon, France regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to France 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 19/10/2021. 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 Lyon from Salzburg here.

What are my Lyon to Salzburg travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Salzburg: flight, coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Salzburg. Tickets for a coach cost on average £42.

This is compared to other travel options to Salzburg:

A coach is generally £270 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £311 from Lyon to Salzburg.

A coach journey is usually £19 less than a journey to Salzburg by train, which costs on average £60 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Salzburg from Lyon?

The fastest way to get to Salzburg from Lyon is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 10 h 38 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Lyon and Salzburg

You should expect to travel around 412 miles (664 km) from Lyon to Salzburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Salzburg is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Lyon and Salzburg as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Lyon to Salzburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Lyon to Salzburg:

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Lyon to Salzburg depart from Lyon Saint Exupery Airport to Salzburg Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Lyon to Salzburg depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache to Salzburg, Lastenstrasse.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Salzburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lyon to Salzburg?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Lyon to Salzburg tickets on Omio for £311.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Salzburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Lyon to Salzburg tickets on Omio for £42.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection to go to Salzburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Lyon to Salzburg tickets on Omio for £60.
Can I find a direct route between Lyon and Salzburg?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Salzburg with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct train services to Salzburg with with around 6 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Salzburg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to Salzburg?
Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Salzburg? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Salzburg usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Vienna, Munich or Prague. If you're looking to explore Vienna, Munich or Prague from Salzburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets to Salzburg from Lyon online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £311 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £42 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £60 one way on average.

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

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