How to travel from Paris to Lausanne

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Travel Information to Lausanne from Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $72
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $72 (€62) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 255 miles (412 km) by train, bus or flight between Paris and Lausanne. 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.

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from Paris to Lausanne

How to get from Paris to Lausanne by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Paris to Lausanne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
10:25AM7h10
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
05:35PMLausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
$741One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
10:25AM7h10
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
05:35PMLausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
$741One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
easyJet
06:00PM1h05
Paris Orly Airport (ORY)
07:05PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$1941One-way
0 transfers
Other options
SNCF | TGV Lyria
07:56AM3h56
Paris Gare de Lyon
11:52AMLausanne station
$1571One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
11:56AM3h41
Paris Gare de Lyon
03:37PMLausanne station
$1571One-way
0 transfers
SNCF | TGV Lyria
05:56PM3h41
Paris Gare de Lyon
09:37PMLausanne station
$2371One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
11:15PM10h40
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
09:55AMLausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
$821One-way
1 transfer
BlaBlaCar Bus
05:00PM7h45
Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine)
12:45AMLausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
$931One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:40PM7h35
Paris, Massy-Palaiseau
07:15AMLausanne, Parking du Vélodrome
$1001One-way
0 transfers
Air France
04:15PM1h10
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
05:25PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$3251One-way
0 transfers
Air France
08:45PM1h10
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
09:55PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$3251One-way
0 transfers
Air France
06:40PM1h10
Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)
07:50PMGeneva International Airport (GVA)
$3501One-way
0 transfers

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How to get from Paris to Lausanne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Lausanne, 96,84% 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 Paris 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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Travel on Air France, BlaBlaCar Bus and KLM travel between Paris and Lausanne at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Paris and Lausanne. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Paris and Lausanne and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Paris to Lausanne

        FAQs: Travel to Lausanne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Paris to Lausanne.
        FAQs

        There are 3 travel options from Paris to Lausanne: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Paris to Lausanne is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $29 (€25) compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

        Taking a bus costs $43 (€37) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $72 (€62) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $28 (€24) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $57 (€49).

        The fastest way from Paris to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that take longer:

        Getting to Lausanne by bus takes 7 h 10 min on average.

        Train takes on average 3 h 41 min.

        The Paris to Lausanne distance is around 255 miles (412 km).

        The average frequency per day from Paris to Lausanne is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • 10 trains per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers take a bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
        • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Paris to Lausanne depart from Paris Gare du Nord to Lausanne.

        The following travel companies offer services from Paris to Lausanne:

        • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Lausanne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Paris to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $29 (€25).
        • EasyJet, Air France, Lufthansa, KLM, LAER, SWISS, Air Baltic or KLM Cityhopper can get you to Lausanne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Paris to Lausanne for $72 (€62) on Omio.
        • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria, Deutsche Bahn, TGV or TGV INOUI to go to Lausanne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SNCF | TGV Lyria Paris to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $57 (€49).

        Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Lausanne with the following travel companies:

        • 1 direct bus per day with FlixBus.
        • Direct trains with SNCF | TGV Lyria or TGV INOUI with 5 direct trains per day.

        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.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Lausanne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Geneva, Zurich or Lyon. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Lausanne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lausanne and any of these top destinations today!
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