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There are 9 ways to get from Istanbul to Ouchy by plane, train, bus, night train, car or car train

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Fly to Geneva, train

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

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Night train, bus

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Plovdiv
  2. Take the bus from Plovdiv Bus Station South to Lausanne, Gare Routière

Fly to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

Fly to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Lindau
  2. Take the train from Lindau-Reutin to Zuerich Hb
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Niš
  2. Take the bus from Niš to Lausanne

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Edirne
  2. Take the car train from Edirne to Villach Hbf/Bbf
  3. Drive from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Ouchy

Night train, train

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Videle
  2. Take the train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Ouchy
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International entry into Switzerland from Turkey

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Turkey

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Turkey

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Turkey.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ouchy is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ouchy is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Ouchy is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Turkey from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Ouchy is to night train and bus which costs 1.200 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 2 days 1h.

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The fastest way to get from Istanbul to Ouchy is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost 1.900 ₺ - 5.500 ₺ and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Istanbul to Ouchy. However, there are services departing from Yenikapi and arriving at Lausanne via Halkali, Videle, Budapest-Keleti and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2h.

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The distance between Istanbul and Ouchy is 1886 km. The road distance is 2282.1 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Ouchy without a car is to bus and train which takes 32h 16m and costs 2.300 ₺ - 3.900 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Istanbul to Ouchy, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Ouchy train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Halkali station.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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Ouchy is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 2:47 PM in Istanbul and 1:47 PM in Ouchy.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Ouchy.
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  • Distance: 1886.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Ouchy, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Istanbul to Ouchy via Otogar, Istanbul, Niš, Lausanne, and Lausanne, Riponne-M. Béjart in around 39h 31m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 600
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 600
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 600
Flights from Istanbul to Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
Flights from Istanbul to Basel via Ankara
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
Flights from Istanbul to Basel via Gaziantep
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
Flights from Istanbul to Basel via Kayseri
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 750
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 460
Flights from Istanbul to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 800
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 480
Aegean Airlines
Website
en.aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Istanbul to Basel via Athens
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 600
Flights from Istanbul to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 950
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 470
Croatia Airlines
Website
croatiaairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Zurich via Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 750
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Plovdiv
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 12
1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
18h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 23
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
SFr 15 - SFr 18
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 23
OptimaExpress
Phone
+49 89 54880111
Email
info@optimatours.de
Website
optimatours.de
Car train from Edirne to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
34h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
optimatours.de
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 190
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Istanbul to Niš
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
Bogojevic Reisen
Phone
+381 35 433 333
Email
info@bogojevic.eu
Website
bogojevic-reisen.ch
Bus from Niš to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 80
Schedules at
bogojevic-reisen.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Plovdiv Bus Station South to Lausanne, Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
37h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Ouchy is 2282 km. It takes approximately 22h to drive from Istanbul to Ouchy.

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Lufthansa, Swiss, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Ouchy. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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