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from Paris to Lausanne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Lausanne on Oct 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 09:40AMGeneva International Airport
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$2161One-way
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08:35AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h05 09:40AMGeneva International Airport
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09:55AMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h15 11:10AMGeneva International Airport
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04:15PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h10 05:25PMGeneva International Airport
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12:40PMParis Charles de Gaulle Airport1h10 01:50PMGeneva International Airport
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Sat
Oct 23
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$105Flixbus
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Sun
Oct 24
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$97Flixbus
$137easyJet
Mon
Oct 25
$122SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Flixbus
$127easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$67SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$216Air France
Wed
Oct 27
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$74Flixbus
$216Air France
Thu
Oct 28
$67SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$222Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 29
$93SNCF | TGV Lyria
$117Flixbus
$134easyJet
Sat
Oct 30
$159SNCF | TGV Lyria
$74Flixbus
$152easyJet
Sun
Oct 31
$110SNCF | TGV Lyria
$74Flixbus
$135easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
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$62Flixbus
$70easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$60easyJet
Wed
Nov 3
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$49easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$52easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$46easyJet
Sat
Nov 6
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Flixbus
$66easyJet
Sun
Nov 7
$67SNCF | TGV Lyria
$36Flixbus
$84easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$49Flixbus
$46easyJet
Tue
Nov 9
$25SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$46easyJet
Wed
Nov 10
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$97Flixbus
$46easyJet
Thu
Nov 11
$60SNCF | TGV Lyria
$43Flixbus
$49easyJet
Fri
Nov 12
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$31Flixbus
$46easyJet

Travel Information from Paris to Lausanne

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $98
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€35) • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $88 (€72) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) 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 $43 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Paris to Lausanne.

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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FAQs
Is international travel between Paris, France and Lausanne, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from France enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lausanne from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lausanne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Lausanne from Paris.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Lausanne, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Lausanne, Switzerland?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Lausanne?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. 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.

How do I reach Lausanne from Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Paris and Lausanne. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:

A bus is generally $45 (€37) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $88 (€72) from Paris to Lausanne.

A bus is $55 (€45) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Lausanne costing on average $98 (€80).

What is the fastest way to get from Paris to Lausanne?

The quickest way to travel to Lausanne from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 41 min.

What is the distance between Paris and Lausanne?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lausanne is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Lausanne from Paris 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 Paris and in Lausanne?

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, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne.
Who can get me from Paris to Lausanne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris 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 Paris to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $43 (€35).
  • Travel with easyJet for flights to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for easyJet Paris to Lausanne tickets on Omio for $88 (€72).
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria 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 $98 (€80).
Is there a direct service between Paris and Lausanne?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can take a direct flight with Air France.

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 journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Paris to Lausanne?
Your trip from Paris to Lausanne doesn't have to end in Lausanne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Geneva, Milan or Zurich. If you’d like to add Geneva, Milan or Zurich to your Paris to Lausanne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Lausanne today!
When should I book a ticket from Paris to Lausanne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $43 (€35) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $88 (€72) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $98 (€80) one way on average.

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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