How to get from Munich to Lausanne

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from Munich to Lausanne

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

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train

To get from Munich to Lausanne on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:52Munich Hbf6h24 23:16Lausanne, gare
3 changes
£451One-way
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16:52Munich Hbf6h24 23:16Lausanne, gare
3 changes
£451One-way
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16:52Munich Hbf6h53 23:45Lausanne, gare
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£451One-way
06:55Munich Hbf5h45 12:40Lausanne, gare
1 change
£741One-way
14:55Munich Hbf6h21 21:16Lausanne, gare
3 changes
£741One-way

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Travel Information between Munich and Lausanne

distanceDistance256 miles (413 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £355 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 256 miles (413 km) between Munich and Lausanne. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Munich to Lausanne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Lausanne

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FAQs

Travel between Munich, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Lausanne from Munich?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Lausanne, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Munich to Lausanne.

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Munich, Germany was last verified on 26/06/2022. 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 Munich from Lausanne.

You can travel between Munich and Lausanne 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Munich to Lausanne is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

A ferry is about £27 less than a coach, which costs on average £27 for this trip.

A ferry is about £355 less than a flight, which costs on average £355 for this trip.

A ferry is about £71 less than a train, which costs on average £71 for this journey.

The fastest way from Munich to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

Other travel options from Munich to Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 50 min   on average.

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In comparison, getting to Lausanne by train can take on average 5 h 45 min.

The distance between Munich and Lausanne is around 256 miles (413 km).

The average frequency per day from Munich to Lausanne is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • 15 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Munich to Lausanne:

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Munich to Lausanne depart from München, ZOB to Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
  • Most travellers catch their train from München Hbf and arrive in Lausanne.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Munich to Lausanne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Munich to Lausanne tickets on Omio for £27.
  • Lufthansa Cityline can take you to Lausanne by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Lausanne for £355.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Lausanne by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Lausanne for £71 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Lausanne with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around 2 direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus.
  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa Cityline with direct flights per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with with direct trains per day.

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 Munich to Lausanne.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Munich 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 Munich and Lausanne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Lausanne and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £27 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £355 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this route is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £71 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Munich to Lausanne 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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