How to get from Paris to Lausanne

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from Paris to Lausanne

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

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To get from Paris to Lausanne on 15 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:56Paris Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52Lausanne, gare
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£791One-way
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07:56Paris Gare de Lyon3h56 11:52Lausanne, gare
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£791One-way
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06:20Paris Gare de Lyon3h54 10:14Lausanne, gare
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£791One-way
17:55Paris Gare de Lyon3h42 21:37Lausanne, gare
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£871One-way
11:56Paris Gare de Lyon3h41 15:37Lausanne, gare
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£961One-way

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Travel Information to Lausanne from Paris

distanceDistance255 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£59 - £113
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £59 • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £105 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 255 miles to Lausanne from Paris. 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £59. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Lausanne.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Lausanne

Travel 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 Paris to Lausanne.
FAQs

Travel between Paris, France and Lausanne, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travellers from France enter Switzerland?

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

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

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 03/08/2022. 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 Paris to Lausanne.

Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 08/08/2022. 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 Paris from Lausanne.

There are 4 ways to travel between Paris and Lausanne including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Paris to Lausanne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £59 compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

A coach is generally £46 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £105 from Paris to Lausanne.

A coach is £53 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Lausanne costing on average £113.

The fastest way from Paris to Lausanne is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Paris and Lausanne can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Lausanne by train can take on average 3 h 41 min.

You should expect to travel around 255 miles from Paris to Lausanne.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lausanne is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • 9 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Paris to Lausanne 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 Paris to Lausanne:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Paris to Lausanne depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Lausanne, Parking du Vélodrome.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lausanne.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Lausanne by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Lausanne for £59 on Omio.
  • EasyJet can get you to Lausanne by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Paris to Lausanne for £105 on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria for trains to Lausanne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV Lyria Paris to Lausanne tickets on Omio for £113.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with 2 direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with HOP! Or Air France.
  • You can take a direct train with SNCF | TGV Lyria with 5 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 Paris to Lausanne.

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

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £59 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £105 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £113 one way.

But we recommend booking Paris 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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