There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Munich 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  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$150 - $263

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Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Munich, Munich central bus station 106

$30 - $50

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Train via Ulm Hbf  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$148 - $251

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Munich 334.6 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 55 min

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

$69 - $199

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC

$171 - $441

Train to Berne, fly  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Munich (MUC) BRN - MUC

$177 - $690

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC

$139 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Munich is to train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 200 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Munich is 414 km. The road distance is 535.4 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Lausanne to Munich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Munich. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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Lausanne to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Munich.
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  • Distance: 258.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Munich via Zürich HB in around 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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