You can get from Lyon to Salzburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Lyon to Salzburg on 21 Oct 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||412 miles (664 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£42 - £311|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £42 • 15 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £311 • 3 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa 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.
International travel from Lyon, France to Salzburg, Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Austria must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The current restriction level for returning to Lyon, France from Austria is: Partially open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
All travellers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
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.
There are 3 ways to get from Lyon to Salzburg: flight, coach or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 412 miles (664 km) from Lyon to Salzburg.
The average frequency per day from Lyon to Salzburg is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling 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:
Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Salzburg with the following travel companies:
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.
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:
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.