How to travel from London to Lausanne

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Travel Information between London and Lausanne

distanceDistance459 miles (741 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$2 - $490
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $2 (€2) • 7 h 58 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $490 (€464) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ITA

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 459 miles (741 km) to Lausanne from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ITA among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Lausanne.

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International travel from London, United Kingdom to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lausanne if traveling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from London to Lausanne.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Switzerland?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 10/3/22. 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 London from Lausanne.

There are 4 ways to travel between London and Lausanne including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from London is by taking a train, which costs on average $2 (€2).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:

A train is generally $59 (€56) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $61 (€58) from London to Lausanne.

Taking a train is about $488 (€462) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $490 (€464) for this trip.

The fastest way from London to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 17 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 58 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 459 miles (741 km) from London to Lausanne.

The average frequency per day from London to Lausanne is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 4 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a train from London Victoria to Lausanne.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London 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 London to Lausanne for $61 (€58) on Omio.
  • Travel with ITA for flights to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for ITA London to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $490 (€464).
Your trip from London to Lausanne doesn't have to end in Lausanne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Milan. If you’d like to add Geneva, Paris or Milan to your London to Lausanne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lausanne today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $61 (€58) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $490 (€464) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $2 (€2) one way.

But we recommend booking London to Lausanne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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