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 Zurich to Lausanne will cost around £ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 52.
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2 h 8 m
2 h 20 m
Trains per day
Of the 58 trains that leave Zurich for Lausanne every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 174 km distance in an average of 2 h 20 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 8 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 36 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||107 miles (173 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||£45 (€51)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
Trains from Zurich to Lausanne cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route taking on average 2 h 8 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Lausanne.
You can travel by train from Zurich to Lausanne with SBB for as low as £39. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip between Zurich and Lausanne, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with SBB between Zurich and Lausanne for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest SBB train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Zurich to Lausanne train with SBB (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Zurich - Lausanne route and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance between Zurich and Lausanne by train is 107 miles (173 km). You can book tickets for this SBB train for as low as £39 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for SBB tickets between Zurich and Lausanne in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect SBB Zurich - Lausanne train ticket online and enjoy your trip!
These are SBB 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Zurich to Lausanne:
When taking the train between Zurich and Lausanne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Your trip can end in train stations such as Lausanne, Lausanne, Closelet and Lausanne, Grattapaille.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB and arrive in Lausanne.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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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