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There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys / ...

$182 - $228

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Berne Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Brussels, Brussels-North station N506

$39 - $71

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Train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$214 - $307

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North

$60 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Brussels 402.7 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 33 min

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

$65 - $236

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

$142 - $418

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

$105 - $378

Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU

$103 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Brussels is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Brussels is to train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 240 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Brussels is 510 km. The road distance is 644.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h 57 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Lausanne to Brussels, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Brussels bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Brussels train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h 57 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 75 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 318.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 57 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Brussels via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 5 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Brussels via Berne and Bern in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
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 Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lausanne to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
regiojet.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Lausanne to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Lausanne to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Brussels is 644 km. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Lausanne to Brussels.

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