There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Florence 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr / ...

$99 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus via Geneva - Bus station  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station Rj
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence

$32 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus Globtour  •  17 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17 Baltour

$65 - $97

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Florence 401.4 miles

$95 - $140

Train to Geneva, fly to Florence  •  4 h 26 min

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

$72 - $293

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence  •  6 h 4 min

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

$149 - $485

Train to Geneva, fly to Pisa, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$72 - $330

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$89 - $335

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Florence is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 10 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Florence is to train and fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 300.

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The distance between Lausanne and Florence is 473 km. The road distance is 642 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Lausanne to Florence, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Florence, Florence via Geneva - Bus station and Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Florence. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Florence, Italy?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Florence via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Florence via Geneva - Bus station, Milan, and Milan, Milan in around 10 h 59 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
globtour.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to FIRENZE - Autostazione SITA via S.Caterina da Siena17
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
http://www.baltour.it/

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