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There are 11 ways to get from Lausanne to Germany by train, plane, bus, night bus 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.

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Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt  •  4h 42m

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

$110 - $314

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Train to Geneva, fly to Munich  •  4h 52m

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

$57 - $188

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Train, train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt  •  5h 2m

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

$150 - $406

Train to Geneva, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 6m

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

$64 - $197

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GVA - SXF

$63 - $254

Train via Basel SBB  •  10h 46m

  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 Berlin Hbf Ice

$234 - $375

Train  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Berlin Hbf Ice

$237 - $386

Bus  •  17h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Prague 000259
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz 060 / ...

$78 - $153

Train, bus, night bus  •  18h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Biel/Bienne 5
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg 299 / ...
  4. Take the night bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N15

$108 - $197

Drive, train  •  10h 57m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice
  3. Drive from Göttingen to Berlin

$177 - $283

Drive  •  9h 31m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Berlin 664.8 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Germany is to train and fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 190 and takes 4h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Germany is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 320 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Germany. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Berlin, Littenstr. via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Germany. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Bern, Basel SBB and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Germany is 579 km. The road distance is 1063.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Germany without a car is to train which takes 10h 46m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 380.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Lausanne to Germany, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Germany bus services, operated by Tour Bus, depart from Lausanne station.

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

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Germany is to train which takes 10h 46m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 160 and takes 17h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Germany.
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  • Distance: 361.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Germany?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Berlin via Bern, Basel SBB, Berlin Hbf, and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 10h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Berlin via Prague, Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc, Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz, and S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite in around 17h 28m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
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
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $320
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Lausanne to Prague
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
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 Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Freiburg to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Berlin, Südkreuz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Lausanne to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Lausanne to Germany train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Germany is 1064 km. It takes approximately 9h 31m to drive from Lausanne to Germany.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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