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There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon 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.

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Train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Geneve Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs Tgv

€275 - €393

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Train to Geneva, fly to Marseille, drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Marseille (MRS) GVA - MRS
  3. Drive from Marseille to La Palud-sur-Verdon

€92 - €303

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Train, bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Geneve Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Aix En Provence Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Aix TGV RD9 - AIX GARE TGV to RIEZ - Pré de Foire - RIEZ

Train, bus via Grenoble  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Geneve Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Ter
  3. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE

Bus  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne P+R to Grenoble 1739 / ...
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE Ler 31

Train, bus via Grenoble #2  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Lancy-Bachet Re
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Grenoble Ter
  3. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon 445.4 km

€45 - €75

Train to Geneva, fly to Nice, bus  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE
  3. Take the bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Marseille, drive  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  4. Drive from Marseille to La Palud-sur-Verdon

€129 - €308

Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon by train and bus

The journey time between Lausanne and La Palud-sur-Verdon is around 10h 23m and covers a distance of around 640 km. The fastest journey normally takes 10h 23m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia Eurocity, TGV inOui and others, the Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon service departs from Lausanne and arrives in Village - LA PALUD SUR VE. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 23m
Fastest journey time:
10h 23m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:47
Last service departs at:
06:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Palud-sur-Verdon is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Palud-sur-Verdon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Palud-sur-Verdon is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 22 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon is to drive, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 5h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon. However, there are services departing from Lausanne P+R and arriving at Village - LA PALUD SUR VE via GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE and Place M Sauvaire - CASTELLANE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 35m.

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The distance between Lausanne and La Palud-sur-Verdon is 305 km. The road distance is 445.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon without a car is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs SFr 300 - SFr 440.

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It takes approximately 9h 6m to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon, including transfers.

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Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne P+R station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs SFr 300 - SFr 440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon.
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  • Distance: 305.1 km
  • Duration: 9h 6m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and La Palud-sur-Verdon, France?

You can take a train from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon via Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu, and Les Arcs in around 9h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon via GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE and Place M Sauvaire - CASTELLANE in around 11h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €260
Corsairfly
Website
corsair.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€190 - €360
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Lancy-Bachet
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€40 - €60
Train from Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€45 - €60
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€20 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €31
1st Class
€20 - €24
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €23
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Les Arcs Draguignan
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€70 - €85
Train from Geneve to Aix En Provence Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€75 - €90
1st Class
€80 - €100
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from AIX EN Pce - Gare Aix TGV RD9 - AIX GARE TGV to RIEZ - Pré de Foire - RIEZ
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Bus from NICE - Aéroport - NICE to CASTELLANE - PL.Marcel Sauvaire - CASTELLANE
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne P+R to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon is 445 km. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Lausanne to La Palud-sur-Verdon.

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