There are 6 ways to get from Lausanne to Geneva by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...

$25 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station Rj

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Lausanne-Ouchy to Genève-Mont-Blanc 18-Y / ...

$45 - $65

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lausanne to Geneva 40.4 miles

$230 - $280

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Geneva 40.4 miles

$8 - $13

Rideshare  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Genève 40.2 miles

$6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 4 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Geneva is to train which costs SFr 24 - SFr 45 and takes 36 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Geneva is 51 km. The road distance is 64.6 km.

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The train from Lausanne to Genève takes 36 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Geneva - Bus station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Genève. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Lausanne-Ouchy and arriving at Genève-Mont-Blanc. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Geneva every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 36 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Lausanne to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
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
Ferry operators
CGN
Phone
+41 (0)900 929 929
Email
info@cgn.ch
Website
cgn.ch
Ferry from Lausanne-Ouchy to Genève-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lausanne to Geneva
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$230 - $280
Taxi Services Sarl
Phone
+41 844 814 814
Website
taxiservices.ch
Allo Taxi
Phone
+41 800 907 907
Website
allotaxi.ch
SOS Taxis Lausanne
Phone
+41 800 214 214

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