How to travel from Florence to Lausanne

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from Florence to Lausanne

How to get from Florence to Lausanne by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Florence to Lausanne is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Florence Santa Maria Novella
08:42PMLausanne station
2 transfers
Florence Campo di Marte
11:42AMLausanne station
2 transfers
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
09:50PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
1 transfer
Other options
Florence Santa Maria Novella
08:42PMLausanne station
1 transfer
Florence Santa Maria Novella
08:42PMLausanne station
1 transfer
Florence Santa Maria Novella
08:42PMLausanne station
1 transfer
Air France
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
11:10AMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
1 transfer
Air France
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
04:10PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
1 transfer
Air France
Florence Peretola Airport (FLR)
05:25PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
1 transfer

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Travel Information to Lausanne from Florence

distanceDistance293 miles (473 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $78
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 10 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $78 (€69) • 3 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, SWISS or Trenitalia

Travel 293 miles (473 km) by train, bus or flight to Lausanne from Florence. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, SWISS or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Florence to Lausanne.

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You can travel by travel from Florence to Lausanne with Intercity, SWISS and Trenitalia. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railroad company but also the country's largest travel operator with an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship travel are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates intercity, regional and night travel. Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance travel routes. In most cases, the travel also provide barrier-free access.

Find the perfect travel to cover the 293 miles (473 km) long trip between Florence and Lausanne with Trenitalia. Trenitalia offers different fares like the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. 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! Check out the current Trenitalia schedule and book a cheap travel to Lausanne from Florence in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Florence to Lausanne trip, such as departure and arrival times, travel stations, number of stops, journey times and more.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel between Florence and Lausanne including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Florence to Lausanne

        FAQs: Travel 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 Florence to Lausanne.

        There are 3 ways to get from Florence to Lausanne: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Lausanne from Florence is a bus with an average price of $29 (€25).

        This is compared to other travel options from Florence to Lausanne:

        A bus is $50 (€44) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $78 (€69) from Florence to Lausanne.

        Taking a bus costs $45 (€39) less than taking a train, which costs on average $73 (€64) for the same trip.

        The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Florence is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 20 min.

        Other travel options to Lausanne take longer:

        Getting to Lausanne by bus takes 10 h 55 min on average.

        Taking a train requires on average 5 h 47 min of travel time.

        The distance is approximately 293 miles (473 km) from Florence to Lausanne.

        The average frequency per day from Florence to Lausanne is:

        • 3 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses most often depart from Florence at Florence, Guidoni Tram T2 and arrive in Lausanne at Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
        • Trains from Florence to Lausanne most often leave from Florence Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Lausanne.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Lausanne:

        • You can take a bus from Florence to Lausanne with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or BlaBlaCar. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€25) with FlixBus from Florence to Lausanne.
        • You can take a flight from Florence to Lausanne with SWISS, LAER, Air France, Alitalia, Air Dolomiti or Alitalia (2). Cheap tickets can be found for $96 (€84) with Alitalia from Florence to Lausanne.
        • You can travel to Lausanne from Florence by train with Trenitalia, Intercity, Intercity Notte, Regionale, Frecciarossa or Italo. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $73 (€64) with Trenitalia from Florence to Lausanne.

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

        • You'll find direct buses with.
        • You can book a direct flight with.
        • You can take a direct 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 traveling from Florence to Lausanne don't make Lausanne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lausanne are Paris, Milan, Geneva, Zurich or Lyon, 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!
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