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from Paris to Lausanne

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27 Oct
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28 Oct
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Travel Information to Lausanne from Paris

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£31 - £71
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £31 • 7 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Paris to 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. 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 or flight from Paris to Lausanne.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Lausanne, Switzerland if I’m coming from Paris, France?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Lausanne if travelling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Lausanne, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Paris and Lausanne.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Lausanne, Switzerland?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 17/10/2021. 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.

What are my Paris to Lausanne travel options?

You can travel between Paris and Lausanne 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Lausanne from Paris?

The cheapest way from Paris to Lausanne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £31 compared to other travel options to Lausanne:

A coach journey is usually £33 less than a journey to Lausanne by plane, which costs on average £64 for the same trip.

A coach is £40 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to Lausanne costing on average £71.

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

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

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 10 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 41 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Paris to Lausanne?

You should expect to travel around 255 miles (412 km) from Paris to Lausanne.

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Lausanne is:

  • 4 trains a day.

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

When going from Paris to Lausanne, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Lausanne?

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

  • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from Paris to Lausanne depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) to Lausanne, Beau-Site (Avenue du Grey).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Lausanne.
Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Lausanne?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Paris and Lausanne with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Paris to Lausanne tickets for £31 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Paris to Lausanne with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £64 with easyJet from Paris to Lausanne.
  • You can travel by train from Paris to Lausanne with SNCF | TGV Lyria, and you can find SNCF | TGV Lyria Paris to Lausanne tickets for £71 on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Paris and Lausanne?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can book a direct flight with Air France.

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 between Paris and Lausanne.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Lausanne from Paris?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Lausanne often also extend their holiday to go to Geneva, Milan or Zurich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Lausanne and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Paris and Lausanne online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Paris 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 for this trip is £31 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £64 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £71 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.