COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
24 Oct
Find prices
£28Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£41Trenitalia
Find prices
Wed
27 Oct
£41Trenitalia
£30Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£68Trenitalia
£33Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£48Trenitalia
£51Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£68Trenitalia
Find prices
Sun
31 Oct
£61Trenitalia
£30Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£41Trenitalia
£39Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£41Trenitalia
Find prices
Wed
3 Nov
£48Trenitalia
£23Flixbus

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Virgin Trains
East Coast
Cross Country
Deutsche Bahn

Train Information from Bologna to Lausanne

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€62)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa or Trenitalia

Trains from Bologna to Lausanne cover the 267 miles (430 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 14 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £41. Travellers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Lausanne.

Train companies

Travel with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Bologna to Lausanne

Frecciarossa and Trenitalia trains will get you from Bologna to Lausanne from £41. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia is one of the best options when travelling by train from Bologna to Lausanne. Omio quickly shows you current Trenitalia train timetables for the Bologna - Lausanne trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Bologna to Lausanne is around 267 miles (430 km) and the cheapest Trenitalia one-way ticket you can book starts at £41. As you check the latest Bologna to Lausanne train timetable from Trenitalia for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Lausanne safely. If you search for Trenitalia tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Trenitalia ticket from Bologna to Lausanne so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips

Trains from Bologna to Lausanne
Travel by train 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 Bologna to Lausanne.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Bologna, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland allowed?

Travel by train between Bologna, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Bologna restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bologna?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lausanne from Bologna closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Switzerland by train?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bologna from Lausanne?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Lausanne?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 22/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bologna from Lausanne.

How much do cheap train tickets between Bologna and Lausanne cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bologna to Lausanne to cost as little as £41  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Bologna to Lausanne on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Lausanne from Bologna is £55  one way.
What is the distance between Bologna and Lausanne via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Lausanne from Bologna via train to be approximately 267 miles (430 km).
What is the average Bologna to Lausanne train duration?
The train time to Lausanne from Bologna is on average 6 h 14 min  for the 267 miles (430 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bologna to Lausanne by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bologna and arrival train station in Lausanne?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Lausanne.

Where is the departure train station in Bologna located? Where is the arrival train station in Lausanne located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Lausanne and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Lausanne.

Which train companies can take me to Lausanne from Bologna?
For the best Bologna to Lausanne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Bologna to Lausanne to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Bologna and Lausanne a day?
The average number of trains departing Bologna for Lausanne is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Bologna to Lausanne?
You can take the first train from Bologna to Lausanne at 07: 50   or take the last train from Bologna to Lausanne leaving at 13: 50. Look for the latest Bologna Lausanne train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Bologna to Lausanne to get the best deals?
If you purchase Bologna to Lausanne train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £55. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Bologna and Lausanne. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Lausanne
The major railway station for departures from Bologna is Bologna Centrale. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bologna Centrale for your trip from Bologna to Lausanne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN

Trains from Bologna to Lausanne: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need