Zurich to Lausanne train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Zurich to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 9 m

Average

2 h 36 m

Trains per day

58

Distance

174 km

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to start from $79 with an average ticket price of $79.

The fastest train from Zurich to takes 2h 9m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 36m and covers a distance of 174 km.

58 trains that leave Zurich for every day with 22 travelling directly.

Cheapest
SBB
10:32AM2h09
Zürich Hbf
12:41PMLausanne station
$791One-way
0 transfers
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SBB
08:30AM2h15
Zürich Hbf
10:45AMLausanne station
$791One-way
0 transfers
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SBB
11:30AM2h15
Zürich Hbf
01:45PMLausanne station
$791One-way
0 transfers
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SBB
02:02PM2h14
Zürich Hbf
04:16PMLausanne station
$791One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
SBB
11:32AM2h09
Zürich Hbf
01:41PMLausanne station
$791One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Lausanne

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$86 (€75)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Zurich to Lausanne cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 9 min with our travel partners like SBB. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $86 (€75), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $48 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Lausanne.

Train companies: SBB from Zurich to Lausanne trains

SBB trains will get you between Zurich and Lausanne from $48 (€42). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains between Zurich and Lausanne. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

SBB from Zurich to Lausanne train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 9 min
  • Cheapest Price: $48

FAQs: Trains from Zurich to Lausanne

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich 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 Zurich to Lausanne.
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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lausanne can start from as little as $48 (€42) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Lausanne is $86 (€75); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Zurich to Lausanne is 2 h 9 min   to travel the 107 mile (173 km) long journey. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
The first train from Zurich to Lausanne leaves at 5: 02 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Lausanne leaves at 10: 51 PM.
When taking a train from Zurich to Lausanne, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Lausanne. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Zurich and Lausanne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 51 PM.

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your route from including Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen. When arriving in Lausanne, you can end your journey in train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne-Ouchy and Lausanne-Flon.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lausanne, located 0.4 miles (646 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Lausanne from Zurich is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 9 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Zurich to Lausanne is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Zurich and Lausanne including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Lausanne

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