There are 4 ways to get from Basel to Lausanne by train, bus, rideshare or car
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Basel to Lausanne is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 16 and takes 4 h 25 min.
The quickest way to get from Basel to Lausanne is to drive which takes 2 h 3 min and costs SFr 25 - SFr 40.
The distance between Basel and Lausanne is 136 km. The road distance is 197 km.
It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Basel to Lausanne, including transfers.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Basel City Center and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.
No, there is no direct train from Basel to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Lausanne via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.
What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Lausanne, Switzerland?
You can take a train from Basel to Lausanne via Bern in around 2 h 22 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Basel to Lausanne hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
- Ave. Duration
- 57 min
- Every 30 minutes
- Estimated price
- $35 - $65
- Schedules at
Train from Bern to Lausanne
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