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Salzburg to Lucerne by train
Fastest journey6hr 29m
Trains per day13
Avg. journey time10hr 14m
Travelling from Salzburg to Lucerne by train
Fast trains from Salzburg to Lucerne take around 6 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 366 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Lucerne.
1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Lucerne?
Journeys between Salzburg and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Salzburg to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Lucerne?
The Salzburg to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Salzburg to Lucerne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:13, and the last at 23:00.
When to book Salzburg to Lucerne train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Salzburg to Lucerne by train.
Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Lucerne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Salzburg to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter Regio
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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