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from Munich to Lausanne

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

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To get from Munich to Lausanne on Jan 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:55AMMunich Hbf5h45 12:40PMLausanne, gare
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$361One-way
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06:55AMMunich Hbf5h45 12:40PMLausanne, gare
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$361One-way
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08:55AMMunich Hbf6h21 03:16PMLausanne, gare
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$361One-way
12:55PMMunich Hbf6h21 07:16PMLausanne, gare
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08:55AMMunich Hbf6h45 03:40PMLausanne, gare
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Thu
Jan 20
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$465Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 21
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$338Air Dolomiti
Sat
Jan 22
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$338Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jan 23
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$261Air Dolomiti
Mon
Jan 24
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$243Lufthansa
Tue
Jan 25
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$243Lufthansa
Thu
Jan 27
$36Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$119Air Dolomiti
Fri
Jan 28
$36Deutsche Bahn
$26STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$243Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$36Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$119Air Dolomiti
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Jan 31
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$243Lufthansa

Travel Information between Munich and Lausanne

distanceDistance256 miles (413 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $168
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $168 (€139) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 256 miles (413 km) to Lausanne from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Munich to Lausanne.

How to get from Munich to Lausanne

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Munich to Lausanne there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 73,33% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Munich to Lausanne. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Lausanne from Munich?

Travel from Munich, Germany to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Munich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lausanne, Switzerland from Munich?

  • 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 are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lausanne from Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Munich from Lausanne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Munich from Lausanne?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/18/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Lausanne closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Lausanne from Munich?

You can travel between Munich and Lausanne 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:

A bus is $138 (€114) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Lausanne costing on average $168 (€139).

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€30) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Munich to Lausanne?

The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 45 min.

How many miles from Munich to Lausanne would I travel?

The distance from Munich to Lausanne is approximately 256 miles (413 km).

How many services a day are there between Munich and Lausanne?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lausanne is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Munich to Lausanne?

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

  • Buses from Munich to Lausanne most often leave from München, ZOB and arrive in Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Lausanne.

Which travel companies can take me from Munich to Lausanne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Munich 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 Munich to Lausanne for $30 (€25) on Omio.
  • Air Dolomiti can get you to Lausanne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Air Dolomiti from Munich to Lausanne for $168 (€139) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Munich to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $36 (€30).

Is there a direct service from Munich to Lausanne?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Lausanne with with 6 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Lausanne 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.

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

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

How early should I purchase Munich to Lausanne tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $30 (€25) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $168 (€139) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $36 (€30) one way.

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