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There are 9 ways to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen 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.

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Train via Bern  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$140 - $245

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Train, drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams Rj
  2. Drive from Landeck-Zams to Lauterbrunnen

$76 - $121

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Train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

$145 - $243

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Bern
  2. Take the night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M15

$79 - $102

Night bus, train  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to St. Gallen
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Luzern 2-Y
  3. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen 369.5 miles

$75 - $120

Train, fly to Basel  •  8 h 21 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 Interlaken Ost

$163 - $409

Train, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 22 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 Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$199 - $494

Train, fly to Geneva  •  10 h 39 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 Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost

$154 - $344

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen is to bus and night bus which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Lauterbrunnen, Bahnhof via Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof and Interlaken West, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Lauterbrunnen via Zürich HB, Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Lauterbrunnen is 410 km. The road distance is 591.2 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 33 min and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen.
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  • Distance: 256.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

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

You can take a train from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen via Zürich HB, Bern, and Interlaken Ost in around 8 h 33 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Train operators
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Bern
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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
Night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen is 591 km. It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to drive from Salzburg to Lauterbrunnen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1024+ hotels available in Lauterbrunnen. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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