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Train Information from Dortmund to Lausanne

distanceDistance347 miles (559 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Dortmund to Lausanne cover the 347 miles (559 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Lausanne.

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Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Lausanne

You can travel by train between Dortmund and Lausanne with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a journey from Dortmund to Lausanne. Find DB train times and tickets for your 347 miles (559 km) journey between Dortmund and Lausanne with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from Dortmund to Lausanne. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Dortmund and Lausanne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Dortmund to Lausanne
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Dortmund, Germany to Lausanne, Switzerland?

Travel by train between Dortmund, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Dortmund restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Dortmund?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Dortmund and Lausanne closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Dortmund from Lausanne?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Lausanne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Dortmund, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/30/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Dortmund from Lausanne.

How far is Lausanne from Dortmund by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Dortmund to Lausanne by train to be approximately 347 miles (559 km).
What is the Dortmund to Lausanne train travel time?
The train time from Dortmund to Lausanne is on average 10 h 53 min  for the 347 miles (559 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Dortmund and Lausanne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Dortmund and arrival train station in Lausanne?

There are a few train stations in Dortmund to start your journey from including Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. In Lausanne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Lausanne.

Where is the train station in Dortmund to go to Lausanne? Where is the train station in Lausanne located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Dortmund.

The most popular arrival train station, Lausanne, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Lausanne.

What train companies offer a service to Lausanne from Dortmund?
For the best Dortmund to Lausanne train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Dortmund to Lausanne to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Lausanne from Dortmund?
The average number of trains departing Dortmund for Lausanne is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund
Lausanne
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Dortmund for your trip to Lausanne.