How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||265 miles (427 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$46 - $284|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $46 (€40) • 11 h 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $284 (€245) • 3 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 265 miles (427 km) by bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Air France or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $25 (€22). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
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.
Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne.
There are 3 options to travel to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $46 (€40) compared to other travel options to Lausanne:
Taking a bus costs $238 (€205) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $284 (€245) for the same trip.
A bus is $12 (€10) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne costing on average $58 (€50).
The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 50 min.
Other travel options to Lausanne take longer:
Getting to Lausanne by bus takes 11 h 35 min on average.
Taking a train requires on average 5 h 42 min of travel time.
The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne is approximately 265 miles (427 km).
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne:
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