The cheapest trains from Milan to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£65

Average

£75

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.

Cheapest
08:20Milan Centrale3h22 11:42Lausanne, gare
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£651One-way
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17:20Milan Centrale3h22 20:42Lausanne, gare
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£651One-way
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13:05Milan Centrale3h37 16:42Lausanne, gare
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£651One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:20Milan Centrale3h22 22:42Lausanne, gare
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£1061One-way

Timetable Milan to Lausanne

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08:20Milan Centrale3h22 11:42Lausanne, gare
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13:05Milan Centrale3h37 16:42Lausanne, gare
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17:20Milan Centrale3h22 20:42Lausanne, gare
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19:20Milan Centrale3h22 22:42Lausanne, gare
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Thu
21 Oct
£65Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Fri
22 Oct
£65Trenitalia
£16Flixbus
£154ITA
Sat
23 Oct
£65Trenitalia
£16Flixbus
£154ITA
Sun
24 Oct
£59Trenitalia
£20Flixbus
£154ITA
Mon
25 Oct
£46Trenitalia
£20Flixbus
£154ITA
Tue
26 Oct
£46Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Wed
27 Oct
£40Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Thu
28 Oct
£53Trenitalia
£20Flixbus
£154ITA
Fri
29 Oct
£65Trenitalia
£25Flixbus
£154ITA
Sat
30 Oct
£65Trenitalia
£41Flixbus
£216ITA
Sun
31 Oct
£53Trenitalia
£29Flixbus
£174ITA
Mon
1 Nov
£53Trenitalia
£25Flixbus
£154ITA
Tue
2 Nov
£40Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Wed
3 Nov
£40Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Thu
4 Nov
£40Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Fri
5 Nov
£40Trenitalia
£16Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£26Trenitalia
£20Flixbus
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Sun
7 Nov
£33Trenitalia
£20Flixbus
£154ITA
Mon
8 Nov
£40Trenitalia
£12Flixbus
£154ITA
Tue
9 Nov
£33Trenitalia
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£154ITA
Wed
10 Nov
£33Trenitalia
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£154ITA

The fastest trains from Milan to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 22 m

Average

3 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

230 km

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.

Fastest
08:20Milan Centrale3h22 11:42Lausanne, gare
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£651One-way
Fastest
17:20Milan Centrale3h22 20:42Lausanne, gare
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£651One-way
Fastest
19:20Milan Centrale3h22 22:42Lausanne, gare
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£1061One-way
2nd Fastest
13:05Milan Centrale3h37 16:42Lausanne, gare
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£651One-way

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Train Information from Milan to Lausanne

distanceDistance142 miles (229 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price£55 (€63)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTrenitalia

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.

Train companies

Milan to Lausanne with Trenitalia

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

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!

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

Trains from Milan to Lausanne

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.

Which train companies travel from Milan to Lausanne?

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).

How long is the train from Milan to Lausanne?

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.

How many trains are there from Milan to Lausanne?

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.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Milan to Lausanne?

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.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Milan, Italy to Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

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

Reentry to 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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 Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy 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 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.

How much does a cheap train to Lausanne from Milan cost?
You can find a cheap train from Milan to Lausanne for some dates and times for as low as £40  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Milan to Lausanne on average?
The Milan to Lausanne train ticket price is on average £55  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Milan to Lausanne by train?
The distance to Lausanne from Milan by train is approximately 142 miles (229 km).
How many hours does it take from Milan to Lausanne by train?
On average the Milan to Lausanne train time is 3 h 22 min  covering the 142 miles (229 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Milan goes to Lausanne? Which train station do I come into Lausanne from Milan?

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.

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

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.

What train providers offer a service to Lausanne from Milan?
For the best Milan to Lausanne train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Milan and Lausanne to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Milan to Lausanne a day?
The average number of trains departing Milan for Lausanne is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Milan to Lausanne? What time is the last train from Milan to Lausanne?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Milan at 06: 20. The last train leaves from Milan at 18: 20. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Milan to Lausanne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Milan to Lausanne to get the best deals?
You can find a train to Lausanne from Milan to cost on average £55 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Milan to Lausanne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Lausanne
Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your journey to Lausanne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Connections to/from station
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
Connections to/from station
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8