There are 11 ways to get from Berlin 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.

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Geneva (GVA) SXF - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$64 - $244

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Fly Berlin Tegel to Geneva, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Geneva (GVA) TXL - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$95 - $244

Fly Berlin Tegel to Zurich, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Zurich (ZRH) TXL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

$123 - $324

Fly Berlin Tegel to Berne, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Berne (BRN) TXL - BRN
  2. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$147 - $684

Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Basel (BSL) SXF - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$98 - $279

Fly Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TXL - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Lausanne

$153 - $364

Train via Basel SBB  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne 1 / ...

$248 - $393

Train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Bern Ice
  2. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne 1 / ...

$256 - $403

Bus, train  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Zurich N06
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$129 - $230

Drive, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Lausanne

$191 - $305

Drive  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Lausanne 661.2 miles

$130 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Lausanne via Basel SBB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Lausanne is 827 km. The road distance is 1058 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 9 h 57 min and costs 210€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Berlin to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Berlin to Lausanne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 517.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Berlin to Lausanne via Basel SBB and Bern in around 9 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Basel via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$75 - $140
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
$35 - $65
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 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Bern
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$220 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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