There are 7 ways to get from Lausanne to Italy by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN

$57 - $258

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Bus  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Rome N1729

$55 - $91

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Train, fly to Rome  •  5 h 10 min

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

$74 - $264

Train, fly to Naples  •  5 h 32 min

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

$77 - $307

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$112 - $209

Train, bus and ferry  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Luzern 15 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Luzern to Rome

$128 - $193

Drive  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Rome 571.9 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Italy is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 95 and takes 12 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Italy is to train and fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 260 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Italy is 644 km. The road distance is 915 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Lausanne to Italy, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Italy. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at P.Le Tiburtino via Geneva and Staz.Ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 7 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Italy?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Rome via Milano Centrale, Roma Termini, and Termini in around 6 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Rome via Geneva - Bus station, Geneva, Rome, and Staz.Ne Tiburtina in around 12 h 7 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Geneva to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Split
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Luzern
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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
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
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Luzern to Rome
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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