How to travel from Lausanne to Milan

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from Lausanne to Milan

You can get from Lausanne to Milan by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Lausanne to Milan on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Lausanne and Milan

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $371
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€30) • 4 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $371 (€336) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, ITA or Trenitalia

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 142 miles (229 km) from Lausanne to Milan. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, ITA or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Lausanne to Milan.

How to get from Lausanne to Milan

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Lausanne to Milan, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Lausanne to Milan and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Travel from Lausanne, Switzerland to Milan, Italy is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Milan from Lausanne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Milan, Italy from Lausanne?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lausanne and Milan closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Lausanne, Switzerland from Italy is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Lausanne, Switzerland from Milan, Italy?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 Lausanne from Milan here.

There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Milan: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Milan from Lausanne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $33 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Milan:

Taking a bus is about $338 (€306) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $371 (€336) for this route.

A bus is $49 (€44) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Lausanne to Milan costing on average $82 (€74).

The fastest way to get to Milan from Lausanne is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.

Other travel options to Milan can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Milan by train can take on average 3 h 22 min.

The distance is approximately 142 miles (229 km) from Lausanne to Milan.

The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Milan is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 3 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lausanne to Milan:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome to Milan, Stazione Centrale.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lausanne and arrive in Milano Centrale.

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

  • You can travel from Lausanne to Milan by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $33 (€30) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lausanne to Milan.
  • You can go to Milan from Lausanne by plane with ITA. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $371 (€336) with ITA from Lausanne to Milan on Omio.
  • You can travel between Lausanne and Milan by train with Trenitalia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $82 (€74) with Trenitalia from Lausanne to Milan.

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

  • You can book a direct bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services to Milan 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 route.

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

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $33 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $371 (€336) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $82 (€74) one way on average.

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

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