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Train Information between London and Lausanne

distanceDistance459 miles (741 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from London to Lausanne cover the 459 miles (741 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 26 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Lausanne.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Lausanne, Switzerland if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Lausanne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Lausanne before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Lausanne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lausanne to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Lausanne?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/17/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to London from Lausanne here.

How far is it from London to Lausanne by train?
The train distance from London to Lausanne is around 459 miles (741 km).
How long is the train ride to Lausanne from London?
While the time it takes to travel 459 miles (741 km) from London to Lausanne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the London to Lausanne train journey time is on average 10 h 26 min.
Which train station from London to Lausanne do I depart from? Which Lausanne train station from London do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in London to start your trip from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   and arrive in Lausanne.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Lausanne train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Lausanne and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Lausanne.

How many train services are there to Lausanne from London a day?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from London to Lausanne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Lausanne
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Lausanne.
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Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
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Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
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Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar