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Overview: Train from Milan to Lausanne

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$71 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia

Trains from Milan to Lausanne cover the 142 miles (229 km) long route taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $62 (€52), but the average price of train tickets is $71 (€59). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lausanne.

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Trenitalia from Milan to Lausanne trains

You can travel by train between Milan and Lausanne with Trenitalia for as low as $62 (€52). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Trenitalia

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and night trains. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!

For the 142 miles (229 km) long route to Lausanne from Milan, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as $62 (€52) one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap train between Milan and Lausanne in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Milan to Lausanne journey, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train trip.

  • Average Price: $62

Trenitalia has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Trenitalia tickets from Milan to Lausanne and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Train tickets from Milan to Lausanne: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 75 €
2 weeks earlier 60 €25%
3 weeks earlier 58 €29.%
1 month before 54 €39%
2 months earlier 59 €27%
3 months earlier 50 €50%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Milan - Lausanne. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Milan - Lausanne 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 29% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Milan - Lausanne with 2 months in advance you save up to about 27% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 50%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Milan to Lausanne
Travel by train to Lausanne 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 Milan to Lausanne.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Milan, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Milan, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Italy?

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

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

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
  • 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?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Lausanne from Milan as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by train?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 12/7/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Lausanne.

How much do cheap train tickets between Milan and Lausanne cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Milan to Lausanne trains for as little as $62 (€52)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Lausanne from Milan?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Lausanne train to cost on average $71 (€59)  one way.
How many miles is it from Milan to Lausanne by train?
You should expect to travel around 142 miles (229 km)  from Milan to Lausanne by train.
How many hours is the train time to Lausanne from Milan?
The Milan to Lausanne train duration is on average 3 h 22 min, which is to be expected when traveling 142 miles (229 km) between Milan and Lausanne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Milan and arrival train station in Lausanne?

When taking a train from Milan, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When you arrive in Lausanne, your train can arrive in train stations including Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Milano Centrale   to Lausanne.

Where is the train station in Milan? Where is the train station in Lausanne?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Milano Centrale, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Milan. The most popular arrival train station in Lausanne, called Lausanne, is located around 0.2 miles (311 m) away from its city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Milan to Lausanne?
If you're looking for trains from Milan to Lausanne, you can rely on Trenitalia to get you to Lausanne. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Milan to Lausanne journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Milan to Lausanne?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Milan to Lausanne. You can look to travel with Trenitalia  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many trains per day are there to Lausanne from Milan?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Milan to Lausanne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Milan to Lausanne? When does the last train depart from Milan to Lausanne?
You can take the earliest train from Milan to Lausanne at 7: 20 AM   or take the last train from Milan to Lausanne leaving at 6: 20 PM. Look for the latest Milan to Lausanne train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Milan and Lausanne to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Milan to Lausanne to cost on average $71 (€59) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Milan to Lausanne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lausanne
Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your trip to Lausanne.
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+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transit options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transit options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8