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

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne P+R to Basel SBB

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Basel

Drive

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Novartis Campus

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb

Lausanne to Novartis Campus by train and tram

The journey time between Lausanne and Novartis Campus is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 200 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Trenitalia EuroCity and others, the Lausanne to Novartis Campus service departs from Lausanne and arrives in Basel, Novartis Campus. Typically 244 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

244 Weekly Services
2h 38m Average Duration
SFr 53 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable 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 25 - SFr 40 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 P+R and arriving at Basel, Johanniterbrücke via Basel, Bahnhof SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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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 38m.

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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 38m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m 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 P+R 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 38m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 8 - SFr 19 and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Novartis Campus.
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  • Distance: 137.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 38m

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 38m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne P+R to Basel SBB 3 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 12 - SFr 15 and the journey takes 2h 45m. RegioJet also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 280
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 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 26
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Train from Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 23 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 31 - SFr 36
1st Class
SFr 25 - SFr 30
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne P+R to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Basel, Meret Oppenheim-Strasse
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 10
Website
RegioJet
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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 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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