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Train Information from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main cover the 265 miles (427 km) long route taking on average 6 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Lausanne and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Lausanne – Frankfurt am Main

Travel between Lausanne and Frankfurt am Main from $36 (€30) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Lausanne and Frankfurt am Main in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Lausanne and Frankfurt am Main is 265 miles (427 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main start at $36 (€30).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main
Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Lausanne, Switzerland to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Travel by train between Lausanne, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 12/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Lausanne, Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 11/29/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main.

How much are cheap trains to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main for as low as $36 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $36 (€30)  for a train ticket to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne.
How far is Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main by train?
The Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 265 miles (427 km).
What is the Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main train travel time?
On average the Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main train time is 6 h 38 min  covering the 265 miles (427 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main depart from? Which Frankfurt am Main train station do I come into from Lausanne?

When departing from Lausanne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille. When arriving in Frankfurt am Main, you can end your journey in train stations like Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers book a train from Lausanne   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Lausanne train station located? Where is the Frankfurt am Main train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Lausanne and travel around 0.2 miles (311 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel approximately 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the train station to the city center in Frankfurt am Main.

Which train companies should I travel with from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main?
If you're looking for trains from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Frankfurt am Main. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne a day?
The average number of trains departing Lausanne for Frankfurt am Main is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main? When does the last train depart from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main?
The first Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main train departs at 6: 44 AM   and the last train from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 9: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main train tickets to get the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€30) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Lausanne
Frankfurt am Main
Lausanne is the most popular Lausanne 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 Lausanne for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.