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 55 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$73 - $251

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern
  3. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Lausanne, park.Velodrome Rj

$51 - $90

8 alternative options

Fly Amsterdam to Basel, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$107 - $311

Fly Amsterdam to Zurich, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

$117 - $391

Fly Amsterdam to Berne, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berne (BRN) AMS - BRN
  2. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$151 - $1,091

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$129 - $310

Train Thalys  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv

$233 - $285

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne 1 / ...

$205 - $317

Bus Eurolines CH  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Lausanne Ouibus

$88 - $123

Drive  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Lausanne 584.1 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lausanne is 663 km. The road distance is 934.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne, including transfers.

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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 Brussels, Brussels-North station and Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 55 min.

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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 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 414.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Lausanne via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Lausanne via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Bern, and Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld in around 14 h 55 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
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
Every day
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 26 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday 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 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
5 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 Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Lausanne, park.Velodrome
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel City Centre to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
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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