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There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Modena by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 28m

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

55€ - 95€

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Bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Milan, Milan 438 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena

42€ - 67€

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Bus via Rho  •  9h 45m

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

64€ - 78€

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Modena 322.1 miles

65€ - 100€

Train to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5h 54m

  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

86€ - 343€

Train to Geneva, fly to Bologna  •  7h 42m

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

101€ - 332€

Train to Geneva, fly to Florence, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

73€ - 289€

Train to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  7h 18m

  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

65€ - 321€

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence, train  •  7h 47m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

138€ - 460€

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Modena is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 9h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Modena is to drive which costs SFr 75 - SFr 120 and takes 5h 23m.

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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 9h 45m.

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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 5h 28m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Modena is 393 km. The road distance is 515.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Modena without a car is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m 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 Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Modena is to train which takes 5h 28m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus via Rho, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 9h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Modena.
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  • Distance: 245.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Modena via Milano Centrale in around 5h 28m. 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 9h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 400€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 800€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 330€
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
230€ - 950€
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
29€ - 180€
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
220€ - 800€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 900€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260€ - 1200€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 850€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Sofia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 290€
Train operators
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
3h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
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
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Piacenza to Modena
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Intercity

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
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
21€ - 29€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Piacenza to Modena
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 27€
Website
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 Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
20€ - 25€
Train from Piacenza to Modena
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 16€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
13€ - 16€
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
11€ - 14€
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
18€ - 21€
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 Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
5h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
13€
Schedules at
saj.it
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 27€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Schedules at
globtour.com
Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l.
Phone
0984 401468
Email
info@consorzioautolinee.it
Website
consorzioautolinee.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Schedules at
consorzioautolinee.it

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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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 515 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Lausanne to Modena.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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