There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Salzburg 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$145 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Munich, Munich central bus station 106
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$42 - $68

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Salzburg

$50 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Salzburg 422.3 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Geneva, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Salzburg (SZG) GVA - SZG

$126 - $266

Train to Geneva, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$99 - $249

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$201 - $491

Train to Berne, fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Munich (MUC) BRN - MUC
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$207 - $740

Train, train to Basel, fly to Munich  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC
  4. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$169 - $420

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Salzburg is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 12 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Salzburg is to train and fly which costs SFr 120 - SFr 270 and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Salzburg is 505 km. The road distance is 675.7 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 38 min to get from Lausanne to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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Lausanne to Salzburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 315.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 38 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Salzburg via Zürich HB in around 8 h 38 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lausanne to Salzburg once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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