There are 12 ways to get from Lausanne to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$174 - $350

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Train to Geneva, fly to London Luton, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Luton (LTN) GVA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$68 - $231

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Train via Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International 9057

$180 - $371

Bus  •  17 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Paris, Paris N799
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...

$80 - $138

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

$291 - $345

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

$145 - $210

Train to Geneva, fly to London City  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY

$90 - $272

Train to Geneva, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GVA - LHR

$104 - $257

Train to Geneva, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GVA - LGW

$77 - $237

Train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY

$148 - $457

Train, train to Basel, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Heathrow (LHR) BSL - LHR

$145 - $394

Train to Berne, fly to London City  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to London City (LCY) BRN - LCY

$328 - $1,184

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to London is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 140 and takes 17 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to London is to train and fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 270 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to London. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at London via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to London. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and London is 742 km.

The best way to get from Lausanne to London without a car is to train which takes 6 h 57 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 340.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Lausanne to London, including transfers.

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Lausanne to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to London train services, operated by TGV, depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to London is to train which takes 6 h 57 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 140 and takes 17 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to London.
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  • Distance: 463.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 57 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and London, England?

You can take a train from Lausanne to London via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 6 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to London via Paris, Paris in around 17 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Geneva to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Geneva to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lausanne to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$190 - $290
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
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
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Lausanne to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Lausanne. It is currently 5:34 PM in Lausanne and 4:34 PM in London.

Lausanne to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St. Pancras International station.

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British Airways, Luxair, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to London City Airport.

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