The cheapest trains from Zurich to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Cheapest

£52

Average

£56

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.

Cheapest
19:02Zürich HB2h14 21:16Lausanne, gare
1 changes
£521One-way
Cheapest
18:32Zürich HB2h08 20:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£521One-way
Cheapest
19:32Zürich HB2h08 21:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£521One-way
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16:32Zürich HB2h08 18:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£521One-way
14:02Zürich HB2h14 16:16Lausanne, gare
1 changes
£521One-way

Timetable Zurich to Lausanne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 19 Oct
08:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 10:40Lausanne, gare
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08:30Zürich HB2h15 10:45Lausanne, gare
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08:32Zürich HB2h08 10:40Lausanne, gare
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08:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 11:16Lausanne, gare
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08:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 11:27Lausanne, gare
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09:02Zürich HB2h14 11:16Lausanne, gare
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09:04Zürich HB2h23 11:27Lausanne, gare
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09:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 11:40Lausanne, gare
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09:30Zürich HB2h15 11:45Lausanne, gare
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09:32Zürich HB2h08 11:40Lausanne, gare
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09:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 12:16Lausanne, gare
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09:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 12:27Lausanne, gare
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12:02Zürich HB2h14 14:16Lausanne, gare
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12:04Zürich HB2h23 14:27Lausanne, gare
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12:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 14:40Lausanne, gare
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12:30Zürich HB2h15 14:45Lausanne, gare
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12:32Zürich HB2h08 14:40Lausanne, gare
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12:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 15:16Lausanne, gare
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12:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 15:27Lausanne, gare
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13:02Zürich HB2h14 15:16Lausanne, gare
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13:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 15:40Lausanne, gare
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13:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 16:27Lausanne, gare
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13:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 16:16Lausanne, gare
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14:02Zürich HB2h14 16:16Lausanne, gare
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14:04Zürich HB2h23 16:27Lausanne, gare
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14:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 16:40Lausanne, gare
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14:30Zürich HB2h15 16:45Lausanne, gare
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14:32Zürich HB2h08 16:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
14:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 17:27Lausanne, gare
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14:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 17:16Lausanne, gare
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15:02Zürich HB2h14 17:16Lausanne, gare
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15:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 17:40Lausanne, gare
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15:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 18:27Lausanne, gare
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15:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 18:16Lausanne, gare
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16:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 18:40Lausanne, gare
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16:30Zürich HB2h15 18:45Lausanne, gare
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16:32Zürich HB2h08 18:40Lausanne, gare
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16:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 19:27Lausanne, gare
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16:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 19:16Lausanne, gare
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17:02Zürich HB2h14 19:16Lausanne, gare
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17:04Zürich HB2h23 19:27Lausanne, gare
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17:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 19:40Lausanne, gare
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17:30Zürich HB2h15 19:45Lausanne, gare
0 changes
17:32Zürich HB2h08 19:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
17:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h36 20:28Lausanne, gare
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17:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 20:16Lausanne, gare
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18:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 20:40Lausanne, gare
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18:30Zürich HB2h15 20:45Lausanne, gare
0 changes
18:32Zürich HB2h08 20:40Lausanne, gare
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18:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 21:16Lausanne, gare
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18:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 21:27Lausanne, gare
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19:02Zürich HB2h14 21:16Lausanne, gare
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19:04Zürich HB2h23 21:27Lausanne, gare
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19:22Zürich Stadelhofen2h18 21:40Lausanne, gare
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19:30Zürich HB2h15 21:45Lausanne, gare
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19:32Zürich HB2h08 21:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
19:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h35 22:27Lausanne, gare
0 changes
19:52Zürich Stadelhofen2h24 22:16Lausanne, gare
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Tue
19 Oct
£52SBB
£205Swiss
Wed
20 Oct
£49SBB
£168Swiss
Thu
21 Oct
£39SBB
£111Swiss
Fri
22 Oct
£42SBB
£168Swiss
Sat
23 Oct
£39SBB
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Sun
24 Oct
£39SBB
£136Edelweiss Air
Mon
25 Oct
£39SBB
£131Swiss
Tue
26 Oct
£39SBB
£106Swiss
Wed
27 Oct
£39SBB
£106Swiss
Thu
28 Oct
£39SBB
£137Swiss
Fri
29 Oct
£39SBB
£106Swiss
Sat
30 Oct
£39SBB
£106Swiss
Sun
31 Oct
£39SBB
£107Swiss
Mon
1 Nov
£39SBB
£87Swiss
Tue
2 Nov
£39SBB
£88Swiss
Wed
3 Nov
£26SBB
£69Swiss
Thu
4 Nov
£26SBB
£88Swiss
Fri
5 Nov
£39SBB
£88Swiss
Sat
6 Nov
£54SBB
£69Swiss
Sun
7 Nov
£34SBB
£69Swiss

The fastest trains from Zurich to Lausanne

Showing times and prices for 19 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 8 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Trains per day

58

Distance

174 km

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.

Fastest
09:32Zürich HB2h08 11:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£631One-way
Fastest
08:32Zürich HB2h08 10:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£591One-way
Fastest
14:32Zürich HB2h08 16:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£521One-way
Fastest
12:32Zürich HB2h08 14:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£521One-way
Fastest
18:32Zürich HB2h08 20:40Lausanne, gare
0 changes
£521One-way

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Train Information between Zurich and Lausanne

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSBB

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.

Train companies

Travel with SBB from Zurich to 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

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:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Lausanne
Travel by train to Lausanne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Lausanne.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Zurich to Lausanne cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Lausanne from Zurich for as low as £39  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Zurich to Lausanne?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Zurich to Lausanne is £45  one way.
What is the distance from Zurich to Lausanne by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Zurich to Lausanne via train to be approximately 107 miles (173 km).
How long is the train journey between Zurich and Lausanne?
While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (173 km) to Lausanne from Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zurich to Lausanne is on average 2 h 8 min.
What is the departure train station in Zurich and arrival train station in 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.

Where do I find the Zurich train station to Lausanne? Where is the Lausanne train station?

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.

What train providers offer a service to Lausanne from Zurich?
For the trip from Zurich to Lausanne you can take a train with SBB. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Lausanne from Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there from Zurich to Lausanne a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Zurich to Lausanne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Zurich to Lausanne? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Zurich to Lausanne leaves at 06: 02   and the last train for this leaves at 17: 30. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Lausanne times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Zurich to Lausanne to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Zurich and Lausanne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £45 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Lausanne from Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Lausanne
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Lausanne.