There are 10 ways to get from Salzburg to Lausanne by train, bus, night 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 1 min

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

$153 - $265

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  12 h 18 min

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

$40 - $62

8 alternative options

Train via Feldkirch  •  8 h 57 min

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

$148 - $259

Bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Lausanne

$50 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Lausanne 422.3 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Salzburg to Geneva, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$127 - $263

Train to Munich, fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$104 - $253

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 37 min

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

$203 - $493

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$173 - $423

Train to Munich, fly to Berne, train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$212 - $743

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lausanne is to night bus and bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Lausanne is 505 km. The road distance is 675.6 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Salzburg to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Lausanne via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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

You can take a train from Salzburg to Lausanne via Zürich HB in around 8 h 1 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Salzburg to Lausanne once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 10 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Munich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
cd.cz
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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