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from Florence to Lausanne

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Sep 19
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$45Flixbus
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Sep 20
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$159Swiss
Tue
Sep 21
$103Trenitalia
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Wed
Sep 22
$62Trenitalia
$45Flixbus
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Thu
Sep 23
$82Trenitalia
$45Flixbus
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Fri
Sep 24
$84Trenitalia
$45Flixbus
$123Swiss
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Sep 25
$94Trenitalia
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Sep 26
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Sep 27
$94Trenitalia
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Wed
Sep 29
$62Trenitalia
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Thu
Sep 30
$74Trenitalia
$40Flixbus
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Fri
Oct 1
$73Trenitalia
$41Flixbus
$123Swiss

Travel Information from Florence to Lausanne

distanceDistance293 miles (473 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$58 - $227
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $58 (€46) • 12 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $227 (€181) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia

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 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $58 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Lausanne.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Florence to Lausanne?

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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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 9/13/21. 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.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Florence, 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 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 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 9/17/21. 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 get from Florence to Lausanne?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Florence and Lausanne. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Florence to Lausanne is by taking a bus with an average price of $58 (€46).

This is compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

A bus is $169 (€135) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Florence to Lausanne costing on average $227 (€181).

A bus is $81 (€65) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Florence to Lausanne costing on average $138 (€110).

What is the quickest 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 40 min.

Other travel options to Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 35 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 25 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Florence to Lausanne would I travel?

Lausanne is approximately 293 miles (473 km) away from Florence.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Florence to Lausanne?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Lausanne is:

  • 2 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Florence and Lausanne, what are the departure and arrival points in Florence and 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 from Florence to Lausanne most often leave from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Lausanne.
Which travel operators can get me to Lausanne from Florence?

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Lausanne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Florence to Lausanne for $58 (€46) on Omio.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Lausanne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Florence to Lausanne for $227 (€181).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Lausanne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Florence to Lausanne for $138 (€110) on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Florence to Lausanne?
Many of our customers traveling from Florence to Lausanne don't make Lausanne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lausanne are Geneva, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lausanne to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Florence and Lausanne online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $58 (€46) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $227 (€181) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $138 (€110) one way for this trip.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Florence
Lausanne
Firenze (Autostazione Sita - Via S. Caterina Da Siena)
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Firenze - Montelungo
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Firenze S.M.N.
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