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There are 3 ways to get from Lausanne to Crans-Montana by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Sierre/Siders 90 / ...

$48 - $84

Cheapest option

Train, line 353 bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Sion Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the line 353 bus from Sion, poste/gare to Crans-s.-S., poste 353

$43 - $73

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 24m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Crans-Montana 73.6 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Crans-Montana is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Crans-Montana is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Crans-Montana. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Montana Gare via Sierre/Siders SMC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Crans-Montana is 69 km. The road distance is 117.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Crans-Montana without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Lausanne to Crans-Montana, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Crans-Montana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Crans-Montana train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Sierre/Siders station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Crans-Montana is 118 km. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Lausanne to Crans-Montana.

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There are 1575+ hotels available in Crans-Montana. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Crans-Montana.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Crans-Montana, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Crans-Montana hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 1h 18m.

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. 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 Sierre/Siders
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Sion
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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 Sion
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sion, poste/gare to Crans-s.-S., poste
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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