There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Geneva, train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. AMS - GVA

$73 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 5 min

  1. 011
  2. Rj

$51 - $80

8 alternative options

Fly Amsterdam to Basel, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. AMS - BSL

$107 - $325

Fly Amsterdam to Zurich, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. AMS - ZRH

$117 - $405

Fly Amsterdam to Berne, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. AMS - BRN

$151 - $1,105

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. BRU - GVA

$132 - $313

Train Thalys  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Thalys
  2. Tgv

$242 - $296

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Ice
  2. 61 / ...
  3. 1 / ...

$208 - $337

Bus, train  •  17 h 21 min

  1. 61 / ...
  2. 1 / ...

$135 - $218

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. 584.1 miles

$140 - $210

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Lausanne via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Lausanne via Strasbourg and Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile in around 16 h 5 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $75
1st Class
$70 - $100
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $190
1st Class
$190 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile to Lausanne, park.Velodrome
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
13 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Lausanne is 663 km. The road distance is 935 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 16 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne is to fly and train which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 60€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Lausanne via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Lausanne, park.Velodrome via Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne, including transfers.