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from Zurich to Lausanne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Lausanne on Jan 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:32AMZürich HB2h08 10:40AMLausanne, gare
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$731One-way
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08:32AMZürich HB2h08 10:40AMLausanne, gare
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08:30AMZürich HB2h15 10:45AMLausanne, gare
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09:02AMZürich HB2h14 11:16AMLausanne, gare
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09:32AMZürich HB2h08 11:40AMLausanne, gare
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Tue
Jan 18
$73SBB
$300Swiss
Thu
Jan 20
$54SBB
$204Swiss
Fri
Jan 21
$54SBB
$204Swiss
Sat
Jan 22
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$250Sas Airways
Sun
Jan 23
$54SBB
$161Swiss
Mon
Jan 24
$55SBB
$137Swiss
Tue
Jan 25
$55SBB
$161Swiss
Wed
Jan 26
$55SBB
$111Swiss
Thu
Jan 27
$55SBB
$162Swiss
Fri
Jan 28
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$114Swiss
Sat
Jan 29
$54SBB
$127Swiss
Sun
Jan 30
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$100Swiss
Mon
Jan 31
$46SBB
$114Swiss
Tue
Feb 1
$54SBB
$110Swiss
Wed
Feb 2
$55SBB
$117Swiss
Thu
Feb 3
$54SBB
$135Swiss
Fri
Feb 4
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$99Swiss
Sat
Feb 5
$54SBB
$110Swiss
Sun
Feb 6
$55SBB
$110Swiss

Travel Information between Zurich and Lausanne

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $131
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $54 (€45) • 2 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $131 (€109) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or SBB

Take a flight or train to travel 107 miles (173 km) from Zurich to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Swiss or SBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Lausanne.

How to get from Zürich to Lausanne

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich 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 Zürich 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

How do I go from Zurich to Lausanne?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Zurich to Lausanne. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Lausanne?

The cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $54 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Lausanne:

Taking a train is usually $76 (€64) less than taking a flight to Lausanne, which costs on average $131 (€109) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Lausanne?

The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 8 min.

What is the distance from Zurich to Lausanne?

The distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km) from Zurich to Lausanne.

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Lausanne is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Trains from Zurich to Lausanne most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Lausanne.

Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Lausanne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Lausanne:

  • You can travel by plane from Zurich to Lausanne with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Zurich to Lausanne tickets for $131 (€109) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Zurich and Lausanne with SBB, and you can find SBB Zurich to Lausanne tickets for $54 (€45) on Omio.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Zurich to Lausanne don't make Lausanne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Lausanne are Geneva, Paris or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Lausanne to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets from Zurich to Lausanne online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Zurich to Lausanne, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $131 (€109) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $54 (€45) one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Lausanne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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