Duration 2h 41m
Distance 68.7 km
Average price 40€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lausanne and Pontarlier takes 2h 41m and the fastest train takes 1h 6m. The train service runs several times per day from Lausanne to Pontarlier. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Lausanne
  2. Pontarlier
2h 2m
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26€ - 47€

Lausanne to Pontarlier train times

Trains run three times a day between Lausanne and Pontarlier. The service departs Lausanne at 16:23 in the afternoon, which arrives into Pontarlier at 17:29. All services require a transfer at Frasne and take an average of 2h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Pontarlier. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Pontarlier via Frasne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Pontarlier is 48 km. The road distance is 68.7 km.

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Lausanne to Pontarlier train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Pontarlier train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Frasne station.

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What companies run services between Lausanne and Pontarlier?

TGV inOui operates a train from Lausanne to Frasne 3 times a day. Tickets cost 21€ - 35€ and the journey takes 51 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route 3 times a day.
Train operators
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Frasne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
28€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 26€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 45€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Frasne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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