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There are 5 ways to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2h 43m

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

SFr 53 - SFr 111

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Rideshare  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Basel 198.6 km

SFr 13

3 alternative options

Bus via Basel, Bahnhof St. Johann  •  3h 53m

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

SFr 15 - SFr 19

Bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Basel

SFr 42 - SFr 58

Drive  •  2h 1m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Novartis Campus 197.9 km

SFr 23 - SFr 35

Lausanne → Novartis Campus
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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus is to rideshare which costs SFr 13 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Novartis Campus. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Basel, Bahnhof St. Johann via Basel, Markthalle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Novartis Campus. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Basel, Novartis Campus via Bern and Basel, Bahnhof SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Novartis Campus is 138 km. The road distance is 197.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus, including transfers.

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

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Lausanne to Novartis Campus 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 Novartis Campus is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus via Basel, Bahnhof St. Johann, which costs SFr 15 - SFr 20 and takes 3h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus.
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  • Distance: 137.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 43m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Novartis Campus, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Novartis Campus via Bern, Basel SBB, and Basel, Bahnhof SBB in around 2h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Basel, Basel SBB 5 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 13 - SFr 16 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
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 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
SFr 16 - SFr 23
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
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 20 - SFr 27
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
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
SFr 13 - SFr 16
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
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Lausanne to Novartis Campus bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Basel, Basel SBB station.

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Lausanne to Novartis Campus 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 Novartis Campus is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h 1m to drive from Lausanne to Novartis Campus.

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There are 376+ hotels available in Novartis Campus. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lausanne and Novartis Campus. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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