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There are 6 ways to get from Lausanne to Modena 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  •  5 h 27 min

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

$94 - $147

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Lainate - Villoresi
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena

$74 - $89

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Modena 321.5 miles

$75 - $120

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 43 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 Piacenza to Modena

$94 - $384

Train, fly to Bologna  •  7 h 39 min

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

$116 - $363

Train, fly to Venice  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$76 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Modena is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Modena is to drive which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Modena. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Modena via Lainate - Ing. Autostrada V.Lepetit and Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Modena. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Modena via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Modena is 393 km. The road distance is 514.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Modena without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Lausanne to Modena, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Modena bus services, operated by Domo Reisen, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Modena 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 Modena is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Modena.
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  • Distance: 245.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Modena via Milano Centrale in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Modena via Lainate - Villoresi, Lainate - Ing. Autostrada V.Lepetit, Milan - AUTOSTAZIONE MM Lampugnano, and Milano Lampugnano in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
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 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
$26 - $50
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

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 Piacenza to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Lainate - Villoresi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
saj.it

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Lausanne to Modena bus services, operated by Saj, arrive at Modena station.

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Lausanne to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Modena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Modena is 514 km. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Lausanne to Modena.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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