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 Milan to Lausanne will cost around £ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 73.
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Of the 4 trains that leave Milan 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 230 km distance in an average of 3 h 22 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 22 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 22 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||142 miles (229 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||£58 (€66)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
Trains from Milan to Lausanne cover the 142 miles (229 km) long route taking on average 3 h 22 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £58, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lausanne.
You can travel by train from Milan to Lausanne with Trenitalia for as low as £46. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Trenitalia is not only Italy's national railway company but also the country's largest train operator. Trenitalia’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca trains as well as intercity, regional and sleeper trains. Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access. Trenitalia offers different tickets, which vary in price and flexibility: Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria. You can even use Trenitalia discount cards on Omio. Make sure to look out for the latest offers from Trenitalia on Omio to score special deals!
For the 142 miles (229 km) long journey from Milan to Lausanne, you can book Trenitalia train tickets starting as low as £46 one-way on Omio quickly and easily. Check out the current Trenitalia timetable and book a cheap train to Lausanne from Milan in just a few steps. On Omio you can find all the information you need for the Milan to Lausanne route, such as departure and arrival times, stops, train stations, journey times and savings on your train journey.
When you buy your Trenitalia train tickets to Lausanne from Milan don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
With several direct trains running every day, travellers can get from Milan to Lausanne quickly and easily. There are morning, afternoon, and evenings departures available, transporting passengers to Lausanne in just over three hours. Since the service is always direct, there’s no need to change trains and wait for transfers. Four trains run the journey from Milan to Lausanne every day of the week, catering to the schedules of both business and leisure travellers.
Milan to Lausanne trains are operated by Trentialia, Italy’s state-owned rail service. Trentitalia long-distance trains are all high-speed and equipped with armchair seating, air-conditioning, Wi-Fi, and refreshments. Passengers can choose between two carriage types: second class (economy) and first class (premium).
The Milan to Lausanne route uses high-speed international trains which take just under three and a half hours to reach Lausanne station. All trains on this route are direct, so there’s no need to wait for a connecting train.
There are four trains from Milan to Lausanne each day, evenly split between daytime and evening. The first train leaves Milan just before 8:30 a.m. and the last train leaves just before 7:30 p.m. This train timetable is the same every day, including on weekends.
Departure train station: All trains to Lausanne leave from Milan Centrale, situated in the heart of the city. Metro lines 2 and 3 travel straight to Milan Centrale, and buses stop right outside. While waiting for the train, passengers can take advantage of the Wi-Fi, left luggage facility, post office, shops, restaurants, and supermarket located in the station.
Arrival train station: Trains from Milan pull into Gare de Lausanne. This station has almost 30 shops and restaurants (including Aldi, Subway, Western Union, and a pharmacy) as well as baggage lockers and free Wi-Fi. Getting around from Gare de Lausanne is easy—the station is served by bus lines 1, 3 and 21 as well as tram line M2.
Travel by train between Milan, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 09/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Milan and Lausanne closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 16/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Lausanne.
When departing from Milan, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When arriving in Lausanne, you can end your trip in train stations like Lausanne, Lausanne, Grattapaille and Lausanne, Closelet.
Omio customers book a train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Milano Centrale, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lausanne, located 0.4 miles (648 m) away from the city centre.
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