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There are 8 ways to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne by train, 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.

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Train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$119 - $220

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Bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Lausanne 1921

$29 - $50

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Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Lausanne 319.9 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Innsbruck to Geneva, train  •  7h 17m

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

$150 - $294

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$140 - $290

Train to Munich, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

$186 - $475

Train to Munich, fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$87 - $235

Train to Munich, fly to Basel, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$156 - $405

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne is to drive which costs 55€ - 85€ and takes 5h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Lausanne via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Lausanne is 371 km. The road distance is 511.9 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs 100€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 6h 10m to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Innsbruck to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße station.

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Innsbruck to Lausanne train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne is to train which takes 6h 10m and costs 100€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 232 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Lausanne via Zürich HB in around 6h 10m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Innsbruck to Lausanne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7h 20m. Eurolines CH also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Geneva via Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 20m and has one stopover.

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Innsbruck to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lausanne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Innsbruck to Lausanne is 512 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Innsbruck to Lausanne.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Innsbruck Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Innsbruck to Lausanne bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 435+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Innsbruck Airport is to line 4162 bus which takes 8m and costs 4€.

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