There are 7 ways to get from Florence to Lausanne by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne Eurocity / ...

$60 - $144

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  12 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
  2. Take the night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lausanne Rj

$37 - $52

5 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Florence to Lausanne N504

$55 - $95

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Lausanne 391.6 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Florence to Geneva, train  •  4 h 42 min

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

$71 - $292

Fly Florence to Zurich, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$146 - $482

Train to Pisa, fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Geneva (GVA) PSA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$71 - $333

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Florence to Lausanne is to bus and night bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Florence and Lausanne is 473 km. The road distance is 626.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Florence to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Florence, Florence and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Florence to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Firenze S.Maria Novella and arriving at Lausanne via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Florence to Lausanne via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Florence to Lausanne 5 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $90
First
$80 - $150
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $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
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Firenze to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Lausanne, park.Velodrome
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence, Florence to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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