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from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne

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Travel Information to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance265 miles (427 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £162
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 8 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £162 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 265 miles (427 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Air France, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.

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Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne
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FAQs
Is international travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland allowed?

Travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Lausanne, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lausanne, Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Lausanne, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 19/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Lausanne closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?

There are 3 ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne including taking a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

A coach is £147 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne costing on average £162.

A coach is generally £10 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £24 from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.

What is the quickest way from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?

The fastest way to get to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Lausanne that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Lausanne by coach can take on average 8 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Lausanne by train can take on average 5 h 38 min.

How many miles from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne would I travel?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne is around 265 miles (427 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Lausanne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Most travellers take a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen to Lausanne.
Who can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne:

  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne with Air France. Cheap tickets can be found for £162 with Air France from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.
  • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £14 with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.
  • You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne tickets for £24 on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne?

Yes, there are direct services available between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline or Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 3 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Lausanne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne.

Where should I go next after I travel between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Milan. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lausanne and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Lausanne online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip to Lausanne from Frankfurt am Main, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £162 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £24 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Lausanne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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