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There are 3 ways to get from Abondance to Lausanne by bus, ferry or car

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Bus, ferry  •  2h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon 121
  2. Take the ferry from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne-Ouchy N2

SFr 24 - SFr 34

2 alternative options

Line 121 bus, ferry  •  3h 31m

  1. Take the line 121 bus from Place Du Village to Lycee Versoie 121
  2. Take the ferry from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne-Ouchy N2

SFr 30 - SFr 38

Drive  •  1h 7m

  1. Drive from Abondance to Lausanne 80.1 km

SFr 9 - SFr 15

Abondance to Lausanne by bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Abondance and Lausanne is around 1h 58m and covers a distance of around 54 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 40m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, SAT Transport en Autocar and Cgn Sa, the Abondance to Lausanne service departs from Place Du Village and arrives in Lausanne-Ouchy. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 58m
Fastest journey time:
1h 40m
Journey distance:
54 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
SFr 28
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
17:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abondance to Lausanne bus, walk and ferry schedules

France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lausanne is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lausanne is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lausanne is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Abondance to Lausanne is to drive which costs €8 - €13 and takes 1h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Abondance to Lausanne is to drive which costs €8 - €13 and takes 1h 7m.

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It is 27 km from Abondance to Lausanne. It is approximately 80.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Lausanne without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 2h 52m and costs €21 - €35.

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It takes approximately 2h 52m to get from Abondance to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abondance to Lausanne is 80 km. It takes approximately 1h 7m to drive from Abondance to Lausanne.

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  • Distance: 27 km
  • Duration: 2h 52m

What companies run services between Abondance, France and Lausanne, Switzerland?

There is no direct connection from Abondance to Lausanne. However, you can take the bus to Gare Sncf - Thonon, take the walk to Thonon-les-Bains, then take the ferry to Lausanne-Ouchy. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Abondance to Lausanne via Lycee Versoie, Tribunal, and Thonon-les-Bains in around 3h 31m.

Bus operators
Bus Urbain Thononais
Phone
+33 4 50 26 35 35
Email
transports@cc-peva.fr
Website
leman-but.fr
Bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
Bus from Place Du Village to Lycee Versoie
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 9
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
SAT Transport en Autocar
Phone
04 50 71 00 88
Email
info@sat-autocars.com
Website
sat-autocars.com
Bus from Abondance - Place du Village to Thonon-les-Bains - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Schedules at
sat-leman.com
Ferry operators

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