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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 Jan 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:20PMMilan Centrale3h22 08:42PMLausanne, gare
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07:20PMMilan Centrale3h22 10:42PMLausanne, gare
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08:20AMMilan Centrale3h22 11:42AMLausanne, gare
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$891One-way
07:00AMMilan Linate Airport3h30 10:30AMGeneva International Airport
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$2121One-way

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Jan 21
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Sat
Jan 22
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Jan 23
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Jan 24
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Jan 25
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Jan 26
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Jan 27
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Fri
Jan 28
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Sat
Jan 29
$45Trenitalia
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Jan 30
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Jan 31
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Feb 1
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Feb 2
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Feb 3
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Feb 4
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Feb 5
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Feb 6
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Feb 7
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Feb 8
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Travel Information from Milan to Lausanne

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $164
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€23) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 3 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir Dolomiti, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Travel 142 miles (229 km) by flight, bus or train between Milan and 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 $28 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air Dolomiti, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Milan to Lausanne.

How to get from Milan to Lausanne

The Best Way According to our Users

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 cross-border travel to Lausanne, Switzerland from Milan, Italy currently 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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 1/13/22; 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 Milan to Lausanne.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Milan, Italy from Lausanne, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 1/18/22. 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 Milan from Lausanne.

How do I travel from Milan to Lausanne?

There are 3 ways to travel to Lausanne from Milan including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Milan is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€23).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:

Taking a bus is usually $137 (€112) less than taking a flight to Lausanne, which costs on average $164 (€135) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $9 (€7) less than taking a train to Lausanne, which costs on average $36 (€30) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Milan to Lausanne?

The quickest way to travel to Lausanne from Milan 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 flight can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Milan to Lausanne would I travel?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Milan to Lausanne is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Milan? Where do I arrive in Lausanne?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Milan to Lausanne depart from Milan, Stazione Centrale to Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Milan to Lausanne depart from Milano Centrale to Lausanne.

Who can get me from Milan to Lausanne?

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 Air Dolomiti to go to Lausanne by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Air Dolomiti Milan to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $164 (€135).
  • Flixbus can take you to Lausanne by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Milan to Lausanne for $28 (€23).
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Milan to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Milan to Lausanne?

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

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Milan and Lausanne online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $164 (€135) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $28 (€23) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $36 (€30) one way on average.

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.

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