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 £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 65.
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3 h 22 m
3 h 25 m
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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 25 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 37 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||£55 (€63)|
|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 route costs around £55, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Lausanne.
Travel from Milan to Lausanne from £40 with Omio’s train partners Trenitalia! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
Trenitalia train tickets from Milan to Lausanne are available on Omio for as little as £40. Trenitalia is Italy’s national railway operator with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Toilets and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.
Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travellers, which you can use on Omio. When travelling on a Trenitalia train between Milan and Lausanne, you can expect to travel 142 miles (229 km). Check Trenitalia’s train timetables and tickets for the Milan to Lausanne trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!
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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 between Milan, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Milan to Lausanne before travelling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Lausanne to Milan is: Partially open
Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the entry requirements?
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last verified on 20/10/2021. 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 Milan train here.
When taking a train from Milan, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. 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 Milano Centrale to Lausanne.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 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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