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There are 9 ways to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 20 min

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

$117 - $211

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Train, bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to St. Gallen 1-Y
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...
  4. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Attnang-Puchheim Wb / ...
  5. Take the train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt R / ...

$35 - $75

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Bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zürich to Salzburg

$168 - $208

Train, night train  •  11 h 51 min

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

$130 - $230

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Hallstatt 358.8 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Zurich, fly to Salzburg, train  •  9 h 35 min

  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

$155 - $396

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  9 h 14 min

  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

$173 - $449

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

  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

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  10 h 49 min

  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

$159 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt is to train and bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 12 h 57 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Hallstatt. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Hallstatt via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf and Attnang-Puchheim. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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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 which takes 10 h 20 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 10 h 20 min to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt is to train which takes 10 h 20 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 160 - SFr 210 and takes 10 h 29 min.

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

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Lucerne to Hallstatt train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Hallstatt station.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Hallstatt.
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  • Distance: 254.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Hallstatt via Zürich HB, Salzburg Hbf, and Attnang-Puchheim in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Hallstatt via Zürich, Salzburg, Salzburg Mirabellplatz, and Apfelkocher in around 10 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Graz
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Graz via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Attnang-Puchheim
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Attnang-Puchheim to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Graz Hbf to Stainach-Irdning
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Stainach-Irdning to Hallstatt
Ave. Duration
51 min
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
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
1 h 57 min
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zürich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com

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

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

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There are 1735+ hotels available in Hallstatt. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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