Directions from Lausanne to Salzburg

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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  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Salzburg

$50 - $90

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Olympiaworld 1921
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf Rj

$62 - $99

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 5 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

$104 - $249

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 29 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

$206 - $491

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

  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

$212 - $740

Train, train to Basel, fly to Munich  •  8 h 40 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

$174 - $420

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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 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
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 6 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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 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
Hourly
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
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Innsbruck, Innsbruck Olympiaworld
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lausanne and Salzburg is 505 km. The road distance is 676 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Salzburg is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 10 h 5 min.

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

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.

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.

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