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Train Information between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne cover the 265 miles (427 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £31, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Lausanne.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main – Lausanne

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne from £26. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland allowed?

    Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main?

    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 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Lausanne, Switzerland to Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

    Last verified on 19/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Lausanne to Frankfurt am Main train here.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main to cost as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
    How much does the train from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne cost on average?
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne train to cost on average £31  one way.
    How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne by train?
    The Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne train distance is approximately 265 miles (427 km).
    How long is the train to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main?
    While the time it takes to travel 265 miles (427 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne is on average 5 h 26 min.
    What station does the Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne train leave from? Which Lausanne train station do I come into from Frankfurt am Main?

    When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in Lausanne, you can end your journey in train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.

    Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   to Lausanne   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Lausanne?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

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

    What train companies go from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?
    For the trip from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many trains are there to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main a day?
    The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Lausanne is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne leaves at 04: 48. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne leaves at 20: 06. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I buy Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne train tickets to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £31 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Frankfurt am Main
    Lausanne
    Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen is the most popular Frankfurt am Main railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Lausanne.