There are 9 ways to get from Hallstatt to Lucerne by train, bus, night train, 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  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Hallstatt to Attnang-Puchheim R / ...
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Feldkirch Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$122 - $225

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Train, bus  •  12 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Hallstatt to Attnang-Puchheim R / ...
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Salzburg Hbf Wb
  3. Take the bus from Salzburg to St. Gallen
  4. Take the train from St. Gallen to Luzern 2-Y

Train, night train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hallstatt to Attnang-Puchheim R / ...
  2. Take the night train from Attnang-Puchheim to Zürich HB Nj
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$135 - $244

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Hallstatt to Lucerne 360.6 miles

$75 - $110

Train, train to Salzburg, fly to Zurich  •  10 h 4 min

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

$155 - $400

Train, train to Munich, fly to Zurich  •  9 h 36 min

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

$173 - $453

Train, train to Munich, fly to Basel  •  9 h 42 min

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

$155 - $408

Train, train to Graz, fly to Zurich  •  9 h 33 min

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

$168 - $445

Train, train to Nuremberg, fly to Zurich  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hallstatt to Attnang-Puchheim
  2. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Linz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
  4. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Zurich (ZRH) NUE - ZRH
  5. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$176 - $435

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Hallstatt to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Hallstatt and arriving at Luzern via Attnang-Puchheim, Salzburg Hbf, Feldkirch and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 12 min.

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The distance between Hallstatt and Lucerne is 407 km. The road distance is 577 km.

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The best way to get from Hallstatt to Lucerne without a car is to train which takes 10 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 12 min to get from Hallstatt to Lucerne, including transfers.

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Hallstatt to Lucerne train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Hallstatt station.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Hallstatt to Lucerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hallstatt to Lucerne is 577 km. It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to drive from Hallstatt to Lucerne.

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Swiss, Transavia Holland, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 361+ hotels available in Lucerne. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hallstatt to Lucerne.
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  • Distance: 254.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Hallstatt to Lucerne via Attnang-Puchheim, Salzburg Hbf, Feldkirch, and Zürich HB in around 10 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Graz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Graz to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
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 Hallstatt to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Night train from Attnang-Puchheim to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Hallstatt to Stainach-Irdning
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Stainach-Irdning to Graz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Linz Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Salzburg, Salzburg
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Linz, Linz central station, Train
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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 Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Linz/Donau Hbf to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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