There are 10 ways to get from Lausanne to Austria by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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 to Geneva, fly to Vienna  •  4 h 53 min

  1. GVA - VIE

$78 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG  •  14 h 7 min

$3

8 alternative options

Train, train to Basel, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 32 min

  1. BSL - VIE

$163 - $438

Train to Berne, fly to Vienna  •  5 h 52 min

  1. BRN - VIE

$201 - $1,188

Train to Geneva, fly to Ljubljana  •  5 h 48 min

  1. GVA - LJU

$147 - $565

Train to Geneva, fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. GVA - MUC

$99 - $248

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. 5 / ...
  2. Rj

$195 - $331

Bus Eurolines CH  •  17 h 19 min

$82 - $117

Train, night train  •  12 h 22 min

  1. 5 / ...
  2. En

$200 - $342

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. 593.6 miles

$120 - $180

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Austria?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Vienna via Zürich HB and Wien Meidling in around 11 h 23 min. Alternatively, Vito Reisen & Transporte AG operates a bus from Lausanne to Vienna once daily, and the journey takes 13 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Berne to Vienna via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Meidling
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lausanne and Austria is 505 km. The road distance is 950 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Austria is to bus which costs SFr 3 and takes 14 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Austria is to train and fly which takes 4 h 53 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 260.

No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Austria. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Wien Mitte via Zürich HB and Wien Meidling. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Lausanne to Austria, including transfers.