The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Geneva to Lausanne will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Geneva for Lausanne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 51 km distance in an average of 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 36 m .
The slowest trains will take 49 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||32 miles (51 km)|
|Average train duration||36 min|
|Average train ticket price||£15 (€16)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
Trains from Geneva to Lausanne cover the 32 miles (51 km) long journey taking on average 36 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £12, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Lausanne.
Travel between Geneva and Lausanne from £12 with Omio’s train partners SBB! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip between Geneva and Lausanne, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
Find the perfect SBB train from Geneva to Lausanne for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest SBB train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Geneva to Lausanne. You can also check relevant travel information for the SBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap SBB train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 32 miles (51 km) on this route and your SBB Geneva to Lausanne train ticket can cost as little as £12 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for SBB tickets between Geneva and Lausanne in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official SBB train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
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Enjoy lakeside scenery as you make the short train journey from Geneva to Lausanne. All routes are direct and take from just over half an hour to just under one hour. Trains are operated by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB-CFF-FFS) with departures throughout the day, seven days a week. The first train leaves Geneva Cornavin Station in the early hours of the morning. The last departure is late evening with services terminating at Lausanne Station.
There are regular direct trains from Geneva to Lausanne seven days a week. The first train departs in the early hours of the morning and there are then up to eight trains an hour until late in the evening.
All routes from Geneva to Lausanne are direct with journey times from approximately 35 minutes to just under 50 minutes.
Departure train station: all trains from Geneva to Lausanne depart from Geneva Cornavin Station, located to the northwest of the city centre. It is within five minutes' walk of Geneva's main attractions and part of the city's transport network of trams, taxis and local buses. There are also direct trains to Geneva Airport. Among the station facilities are car and bicycle parking, taxi ranks, ATMs, WiFi, toilets, left-luggage storage, ticketing services, shops and refreshments. Geneva Cornavin has step-free access to all areas and accessible toilets. On domestic routes, extra assistance can be requested just one hour before travel.
Arrival train station: trains to Lausanne from Geneva all terminate at Lausanne Station. This is housed in an attractive historic building slightly to the north of the city's main attractions. These can be reached within 20 minutes on foot or more quickly by taxi, local bus and Metro. Facilities at Lausanne Station include car and bicycle parking, ATMs, toilets, WiFi, left-luggage lockers, ticketing services, shops and cafes. All areas of the station are accessible via lifts and ramps. There are also induction loops for the hard of hearing and accessible toilets.
All trains from Geneva to Lausanne are operated by Swiss Federal Railways (SBB-CFF-FFS).
SBB-CFF-FFS (Swiss Federal Railways) is the national rail company of Switzerland. It is ranked among the highest in Europe for its quality of service, safety and customer comfort. Its trains offer direct routes from Geneva to Lausanne every day of the week from early morning until late at night. Journey times are short, all taking from 30 to 50 minutes.
Swiss trains are modern, comfortable and high-speed with spacious carriages offering plenty of room for legs, luggage, bicycles and pushchairs. Ticket categories are Standard and First-Class. There are toilets on board as well as trays or tables, individual lights and power outlets. Small dogs and animals travel free in appropriate carriers while larger dogs are charged at half a standard ticket. It is a legal requirement in Switzerland that all methods of transport are suitable for passengers with limited mobility including those in wheelchairs.
Save time and money by booking trains from Geneva to Lausanne online in advance. You can also find cheaper tickets by being flexible about your date and time of travel as prices vary throughout the day and week.
When taking a train from Geneva, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Genève and Geneva. When you arrive in Lausanne, your train can arrive in train stations including Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.
Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Genève to Lausanne.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Genève and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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.
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