There are 5 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne 1 / ...

$26 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lausanne Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...

$4 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne 38.5 miles

$220 - $280

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne 38.5 miles

$8 - $12

Rideshare  •  58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lausanne 37.3 miles

$6

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Lausanne, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne hourly. Tickets cost $26 - $50 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h. RegioJet also services this route 3 times a week.

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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
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
$3 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$220 - $280
Taxi Phone
Phone
+41 22 331 41 33
Website
taxi-phone.ch
Ambassador Taxi
Phone
+41 22 731 41 41
Website
ambassador-limousine.com
Taxis202
Phone
+41 22 320 22 02
Website
taxis.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne?

The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Lausanne is 51 km. The road distance is 62 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne?

The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne is to bus which costs SFr 3 - SFr 7 and takes 1 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne?

The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs SFr 220 - SFr 270.

Is there a direct train between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Lausanne?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Lausanne?

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Geneva - airport and arriving at Lausanne via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lausanne?

The train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.