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Travel Information to Lausanne from Florence

distanceDistance293 miles (473 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$67 - $134
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $67 (€56) • 12 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $134 (€112) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Frecciarossa

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 293 miles (473 km) from Florence to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $67 (€56). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Swiss or Frecciarossa among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Lausanne.

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FAQs

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Lausanne from Florence?

Travel from Florence, Italy to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Florence restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lausanne, Switzerland from Florence?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Florence and Lausanne closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Italy from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Return travel to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Florence, Italy was last verified on 1/21/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Florence from Lausanne.

How do I reach Lausanne from Florence?

You can travel from Florence to Lausanne 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Florence to Lausanne?

The cheapest way to travel between Florence and Lausanne is by taking a bus with an average price of $67 (€56).

This is compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

Taking a bus is about $67 (€56) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $134 (€112) for this journey.

A bus is generally $60 (€50) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $127 (€106) from Florence to Lausanne.

What is the fastest way from Florence to Lausanne?

The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Florence is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 12 h 40 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 21 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Florence to Lausanne?

You should expect to travel around 293 miles (473 km) between Florence and Lausanne.

How many services a day are there between Florence and Lausanne?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Lausanne is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Lausanne from Florence, where do I depart from Florence and where do I arrive in Lausanne?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and tend to arrive in Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Trains mostly depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Lausanne.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Florence to Lausanne?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Florence to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $67 (€56).
  • Swiss can get you to Lausanne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Swiss from Florence to Lausanne for $134 (€112) on Omio.
  • Travel with Frecciarossa for trains to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Frecciarossa Florence to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $127 (€106).

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Florence to Lausanne?

Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Lausanne? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Lausanne usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Milan. If you're looking to explore Geneva, Paris or Milan from Lausanne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Florence to Lausanne one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Florence to Lausanne, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $67 (€56) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $134 (€112) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $127 (€106) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Florence to Lausanne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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