How to travel from Leipzig to Lausanne

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Travel Information between Leipzig and Lausanne

distanceDistance422 miles (680 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $145
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€30) • 8 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $145 (€130) • 2 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 422 miles (680 km) by bus, flight or train to Lausanne from Leipzig. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leipzig to Lausanne.

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Travel between Leipzig, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lausanne from Leipzig?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lausanne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 5/23/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Leipzig to Lausanne.

The current restriction level for returning to Leipzig, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Leipzig, Germany from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Leipzig, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/22/22. 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 Leipzig from Lausanne here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Leipzig to Lausanne. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Leipzig to Lausanne is by taking a train with an average price of $33 (€30).

This is compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

Taking a train is about $35 (€31) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $68 (€61) for this route.

A train is generally $111 (€100) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $145 (€130) from Leipzig to Lausanne.

The fastest way from Leipzig to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that can usually take longer:

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 8 h 37 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 422 miles (680 km) from Leipzig to Lausanne.

The average frequency per day from Leipzig to Lausanne is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Leipzig to Lausanne 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 Leipzig to Lausanne:

  • Buses most often depart from Leipzig at Leipzig and arrive in Lausanne at Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
  • Trains mostly leave from Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and tend to arrive in Lausanne.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Lausanne for $68 (€61) 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 Leipzig to Lausanne for $145 (€130).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Lausanne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Leipzig to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $33 (€30).
Omio customers who travel from Leipzig to Lausanne often also extend their vacation to go to Geneva, Paris or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lausanne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $68 (€61) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $145 (€130) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $33 (€30) one way on average.

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

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