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There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Mulhouse by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...

63€ - 124€

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Bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Basel, Basel SBB 122 / ...

28€ - 41€

2 alternative options

Bus via Lausanne  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Basel

54€ - 79€

Drive  •  2h 24m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Mulhouse 230 km

25€ - 40€

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Mulhouse is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Mulhouse is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Mulhouse. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Mulhouse Ville via Bern and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Lausanne and Mulhouse is 147 km. The road distance is 230 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Mulhouse without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Lausanne to Mulhouse, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Mulhouse 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 Mulhouse is to train which takes 3h and costs SFr 65 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 4h 7m.

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Lausanne to Mulhouse train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Mulhouse is 230 km. It takes approximately 2h 24m to drive from Lausanne to Mulhouse.

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  • Distance: 147.2 km
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Mulhouse, France?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Mulhouse via Bern, Basel SBB, and Basel Sbb in around 3h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Basel, Basel SBB 5 times a day. Tickets cost 12€ - 15€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Basel, Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Lausanne to Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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