There are 4 ways to get from Fribourg to Lausanne by train, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Lausanne 1 / ...

$26 - $50

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Rideshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Fribourg to Lausanne 46.6 miles

$7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fribourg to Lausanne 45.3 miles

$320 - $380

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Fribourg to Lausanne 45.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fribourg/Freiburg and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Fribourg and Lausanne is 51 km. The road distance is 72.5 km.

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The best way to get from Fribourg to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs .

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The train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Lausanne takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Fribourg to Lausanne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Fribourg/Freiburg station.

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Fribourg to Lausanne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fribourg to Lausanne is 73 km. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Fribourg to Lausanne.

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There are 391+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Fribourg and Lausanne. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Fribourg to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Fribourg, Switzerland and Lausanne, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Fribourg to Lausanne hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 44 min.

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 Fribourg/Freiburg to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Fribourg to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Fribourg to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$320 - $380
Bear Taxi
Phone
+41 31 371 11 11
Website
baerentaxi.ch
Nova Taxi
Phone
+41 31 331 33 13
Website
novataxi.ch
Taxi Bern
Phone
+41 31 312 12 12
Website
taxibern.ch

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