There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Milan by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...

$70 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 2 min

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

$15 - $23

6 alternative options

Bus Globtour  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano

$51 - $76

Rideshare  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Milan 207.7 miles

$26

Drive  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Milan 206.5 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate  •  3 h 11 min

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

$57 - $258

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  3 h 35 min

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

$113 - $261

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$154 - $403

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Milan is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 23 and takes 6 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Milan is to train and fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 260 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Milan is 230 km. The road distance is 330.4 km.

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The train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale takes 3 h 19 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Milan. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at p.le baracca via Geneva - Bus station and lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Milano Centrale. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Milan, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Milan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Milan via Geneva - Bus station, Milan, and lampugnano m1 in around 6 h 2 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
globtour.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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