There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Domodossola Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto 122-Y / ...

$87 - $142

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Bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Milan, Milan 405

$30 - $47

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Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Gallarate Eurocity / ...

$81 - $136

Night train, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Lausanne to Domodossola Ec
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto 122-Y / ...

$71 - $103

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 203 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h

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

$101 - $246

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 29 min

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

$143 - $388

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1

$70 - $280

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP). However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Malpensa Aeroporto T1 via Gallarate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 188 km. The road distance is 324.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), including transfers.

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Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 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 Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is to train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Gallarate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) is 325 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).

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Ethiopian Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP).
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  • Distance: 117.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
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
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
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
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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 Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Bovisa Fnm to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
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 Lausanne to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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