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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Lausanne

distanceDistance411 miles (663 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $106
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $54 (€50) • 9 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $106 (€98) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 411 miles (663 km) between Amsterdam and Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Lausanne.

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FAQs

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lausanne from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lausanne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 8/3/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lausanne from Amsterdam.

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Lausanne?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Lausanne here.

You can travel between Amsterdam and Lausanne 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Lausanne from Amsterdam is by taking a train with an average price of $54 (€50).

This is compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

Taking a train is usually $40 (€37) less than taking a bus to Lausanne, which costs on average $94 (€87) for the same trip.

A train is $52 (€48) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Lausanne costing on average $106 (€98).

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lausanne by bus can take on average 15 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Lausanne by train can take on average 9 h 8 min.

The distance from Amsterdam to Lausanne is approximately 411 miles (663 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Lausanne is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Lausanne from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Lausanne:

  • Buses from Amsterdam to Lausanne most often leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
  • Trains mostly depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Lausanne.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Lausanne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lausanne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $94 (€87).
  • EasyJet can take you to Lausanne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for easyJet from Amsterdam to Lausanne for $106 (€98).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Amsterdam to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $54 (€50).

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Lausanne with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with easyJet or KLM Cityhopper.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

Direct services to Lausanne tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Lausanne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Lausanne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lausanne and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Lausanne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $94 (€87) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $106 (€98) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $54 (€50) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Lausanne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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