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from Lausanne to Nice

You can get from Lausanne to Nice by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Lausanne to Nice on 27 Jan we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:15Geneva International Airport3h50 14:05Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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16:23Lausanne, gare16h45 09:08Nice Ville
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13:05Geneva International Airport4h55 18:00Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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09:35Geneva International Airport8h25 18:00Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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18:25Geneva International Airport15h30 09:55Nice Cote d'Azur Airport
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Travel Information between Lausanne and Nice

distanceDistance196 miles (316 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £138
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £40 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £40 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 196 miles (316 km) by flight or train to Nice from Lausanne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Lausanne to Nice.

Travel Tips: Travel from Lausanne to Nice

Travel to Nice 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 Lausanne to Nice.

Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Lausanne and Nice?

Travel from Lausanne, Switzerland to Nice, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Nice from Lausanne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Nice, France from Lausanne?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Nice, France?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 25/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Lausanne to Nice closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Lausanne, Switzerland from Nice, France?

Return travel to Lausanne, Switzerland from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from France?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Lausanne, Switzerland was last verified on 20/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Lausanne from Nice.

What are my Lausanne to Nice travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Lausanne to Nice: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Nice from Lausanne?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Lausanne to Nice, which costs on average £40.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nice:

A flight is £98 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Lausanne to Nice costing on average £138.

What is the fastest way to get from Lausanne to Nice?

The fastest way to get to Nice from Lausanne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 16 h 45 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Lausanne to Nice?

The distance between Lausanne and Nice is around 196 miles (316 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lausanne to Nice?

The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Nice is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Lausanne to Nice?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Lausanne to Nice:

  • Trains from Lausanne to Nice most often leave from Lausanne and arrive in Nice Ville.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Lausanne to Nice?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Lausanne and Nice with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Lausanne to Nice tickets for £40 on Omio.
  • You can travel between Lausanne and Nice by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £138 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Lausanne to Nice.

Is there a way to travel directly from Lausanne to Nice?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lausanne to Nice with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Nice with easyJet or Swiss with direct flights per day.
  • You can find 5 direct trains per day to Nice with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Nice tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel between Lausanne and Nice?

Your journey from Lausanne to Nice doesn't have to end in Nice. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Marseille. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Marseille to your Lausanne to Nice trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Nice today!

How far in advance should I book my Lausanne to Nice ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Lausanne to Nice, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £40 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £138 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Lausanne to Nice tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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