The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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5 h 40 m
8 h 22 m
Buses per day
Of the 12 buses that leave Paris for Lausanne every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Average bus duration||6 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$58 (€53)|
|Bus frequency||2 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Ouibus, Eurolines France or Blablabus|
Buses from Paris to Lausanne cover the 255 miles (412 km) long route taking on average 6 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa, Ouibus, Eurolines France or Blablabus. Normally, there are 2 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€43), but the average price of bus tickets is $58 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
For as little as $47 (€43) you can travel by bus to Lausanne from Paris with FlixBus, Alsa and BlaBlaCar Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Bus information from Paris to Lausanne with FlixBus:
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Lausanne bus information:
Travel between Paris, France and Lausanne, Switzerland by bus is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lausanne from Paris as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to France is: Fully open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/8/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Lausanne.
When taking the bus between Paris and Lausanne, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. Your route can end in bus stations such as Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome, Lausanne and Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from the city center of Paris.
The most popular arrival bus station, Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome, is located 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city center of Lausanne.
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