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from Milan to Lausanne

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

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To get from Milan to Lausanne on Sep 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Fri
Sep 17
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Sat
Sep 18
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Sep 19
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$29Flixbus
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Mon
Sep 20
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Tue
Sep 21
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Sep 22
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Sep 23
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Fri
Sep 24
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Sep 25
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Sep 26
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Sep 27
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Tue
Sep 28
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Wed
Sep 29
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Thu
Sep 30
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Fri
Oct 1
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Oct 2
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Oct 3
$46Trenitalia
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Mon
Oct 4
$46Trenitalia
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Oct 5
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Travel Information from Milan to Lausanne

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$35 - $132
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $35 (€28) • 6 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $93 (€74) • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Alitalia Cityliner or Trenitalia

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 142 miles (229 km) from Milan to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $35 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Alitalia Cityliner or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Milan to Lausanne.

How to get from Milan to Lausanne

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Lausanne, 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 Milan to Lausanne 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
Is international travel between Milan, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland allowed?

International travel from Milan, Italy to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/13/21; 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 to Lausanne from Milan.

Are there restrictions on reentering Italy from Lausanne, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Milan, Italy was last verified on 9/15/21. 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 Milan from Lausanne.

How do I get from Milan to Lausanne?

You can travel to Lausanne from Milan 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Milan to Lausanne the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Lausanne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $35 (€28) compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

Taking a bus is about $97 (€78) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $132 (€106) for this route.

A bus is generally $58 (€46) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $93 (€74) from Milan to Lausanne.

What is the quickest way from Milan to Lausanne?

The quickest way to travel from Milan to Lausanne is by train, which takes on average 3 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 14 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is Lausanne from Milan?

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

How many services a day are there to Lausanne from Milan?

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lausanne is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Milan and in Lausanne?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Milan, Stazione Centrale and tend to arrive in Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Trains most often depart from Milan at Milano Centrale and arrive in Lausanne at Lausanne.
Which travel operators can get me to Lausanne from Milan?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Milan to Lausanne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Lausanne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Milan to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $35 (€28).
  • Travel with Alitalia Cityliner for flights to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Alitalia Cityliner Milan to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $132 (€106).
  • Trenitalia can get you to Lausanne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Trenitalia from Milan to Lausanne for $93 (€74) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Milan to Lausanne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Lausanne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Zurich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Lausanne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lausanne and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Milan to Lausanne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $35 (€28) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $132 (€106) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $93 (€74) one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lausanne
Milano - Terminal Bus di Lampugnano
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1<br>Bus lines 68
Milano Centrale
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
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