There are 8 ways to get from Lucerne 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  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...

$99 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Salzburg, Salzburg South N391

$30 - $53

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines CH  •  8 h 35 min

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

$38 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Salzburg 317.1 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Zurich, fly to Salzburg  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Salzburg (SZG) ZRH - SZG

$136 - $356

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich, train  •  5 h 51 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

$159 - $409

Train to Basel, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 15 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

$145 - $368

Train to Berne, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$216 - $747

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Salzburg is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Salzburg is to drive which takes 4 h 59 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 95.

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The distance between Lucerne and Salzburg is 366 km. The road distance is 507 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Lucerne to Salzburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Salzburg via Zürich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Salzburg via Zürich HB in around 7 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Salzburg via Zurich and Zürich in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
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 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 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 Zurich to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
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
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
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 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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 47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Salzburg, Salzburg South
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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