Duration 3h 11m
Distance 270.6 km
Average price SFr 145
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lausanne and Schaffhausen takes 3h 11m and the fastest train takes 2h 53m. There is a train service every few hours from Lausanne to Schaffhausen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Lausanne
  2. Zürich HB
  3. Schaffhausen
2h 59m
SFr 83 - SFr 146

Lausanne to Schaffhausen train times

Trains run hourly between Lausanne and Schaffhausen. The earliest departure is at 05:43 in the morning, and the last departure from Lausanne is at 22:20 which arrives into Schaffhausen at 06:04. All services require a transfer at Zürich HB and take an average of 3h 11m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Lausanne to Schaffhausen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Schaffhausen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Schaffhausen is 201 km. The road distance is 270.6 km.

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Lausanne to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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There are 269+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Lausanne and Schaffhausen?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Schaffhausen via Zürich HB in around 2h 59m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Ave. Duration
58 min
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 65

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