You can get from Paris to Lausanne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Lausanne on Aug 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight, ferry or train|
|Ticket price range||$73 - $139|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $73 (€68) • 6 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $130 (€120) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Travel 255 miles (412 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Lausanne from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $73 (€68). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Lausanne.
Travel from Paris, France to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Lausanne from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Fully open.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. 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 Paris from Lausanne here.
There are 4 ways to get from Paris to Lausanne: bus, flight, ferry or train.
The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $73 (€68).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:
A bus is $57 (€52) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Paris to Lausanne costing on average $130 (€120).
Taking a bus is about $66 (€61) less than taking a train, which costs on average $139 (€129) for this trip.
The fastest way from Paris to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Lausanne by bus can take on average 6 h 45 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 41 min of travel time.
Lausanne is approximately 255 miles (412 km) away from Paris.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Lausanne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Paris and Lausanne 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 Paris to Lausanne:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Lausanne with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lausanne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Lausanne.
When planning your trip from Paris to Lausanne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Paris to Lausanne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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