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There are 8 ways to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), bus  •  10h 14m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof 150

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Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$142 - $395

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Bus  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof 150

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  11h 56m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen 1-Y
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Salzburg
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof 150

Drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Hallstatt 358.8 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Zurich, fly to Salzburg, train  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Salzburg (SZG) ZRH - SZG
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  4. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$151 - $396

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt

$156 - $436

Train to Zurich, fly to Graz, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Graz (GRZ) ZRH - GRZ
  3. Take the train from Graz Hbf to Stainach-Irdning
  4. Take the train from Stainach-Irdning to Hallstatt

$167 - $441

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt is to drive which costs SFr 70 - SFr 110 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between Lucerne and Hallstatt is 407 km. The road distance is 574 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt without a car is to train and bus which takes 10h 14m and costs .

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It takes approximately 10h 14m to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Zurich Airport to Salzburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Hallstatt is 574 km. It takes approximately 5h 47m to drive from Lucerne to Hallstatt.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus and five other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1886+ hotels available in Hallstatt. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 254.2 miles
  • Duration: 10h 14m

What companies run services between Lucerne, Switzerland and Hallstatt, Austria?

You can take a bus from Lucerne to Hallstatt via Munich, Munich central bus station, Salzburg, Salzburg Hauptbahnhof, Bad Ischl Bahnhof, and Bad Ischl in around 10h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Stainach-Irdning
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Stainach-Irdning to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Salzburg, Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Luzern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Salzburg Verkehr Gmbh
Phone
0662 632900
Email
office@salzburg-verkehr.at
Website
salzburg-verkehr.at
Bus from Salzburg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Ischl Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
salzburg-verkehr.at
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from St. Gallen to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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