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There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Troisdorf  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern Ic1
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Siegburg Bf 43
  4. Take the train from Siegburg Bf to Duisburg Hbf 41 / ...
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf Re2 / ...

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Bus  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne P+R to Frankfurt central train station N122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Dortmund Hbf 117 / ...

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Train  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern Ic1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Ec

Train, night train  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern Ic1
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the night train from Basel SBB to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof 30
  4. Take the train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to D-Flughafen Bf Re5 / ...
  5. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund-Mengede Re / ...

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick 758.3 km

Train to Geneva, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GVA - DUS
  3. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Recklinghausen Hbf

Train to Zurich, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  3. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Recklinghausen Hbf

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Duisburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf

Train to Zurich, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Duisburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf

Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick by train and bus

The journey time between Lausanne and Oer-Erkenschwick is around 9h 38m and covers a distance of around 798 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 17m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Trenitalia EuroCity and others, the Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick service departs from Lausanne and arrives in Oer-Erkenschwick Marktstr.. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

57 Weekly Services
9h 38m Average Duration
€160 Cheapest Price
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Switzerland → Germany
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oer-Erkenschwick is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oer-Erkenschwick is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oer-Erkenschwick is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Switzerland from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 13h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick is to train and fly which takes 6h 11m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 280.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick. However, there are services departing from Lausanne P+R and arriving at OER-E. Berliner Platz via Frankfurt, Dortmund Hbf and Dortmund Mengede Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 54m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Oer-Erkenschwick is 572 km. The road distance is 758.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick without a car is to train via Troisdorf which takes 9h 38m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 290.

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It takes approximately 9h 38m to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne P+R station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick is to train via Troisdorf which takes 9h 38m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 13h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Dortmund Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick.
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  • Distance: 571.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 38m

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Oer-Erkenschwick, Germany?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick via Bern, Basel SBB, Siegburg Bf, Duisburg Hbf, Recklinghausen Hbf, and Recklinghausen Hbf in around 9h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick via Frankfurt central train station, Frankfurt, Dortmund Hbf, and Dortmund Mengede Bf in around 13h 54m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €480
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €400
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
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€190 - €340
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€25 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €45
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
€15 - €22
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel SBB to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from Basel SBB to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
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
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€29 - €40
Train from Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€22 - €30
1st Class
€45 - €60
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
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Koblenz Hauptbahnhof to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne P+R to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€27 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Frankfurt StuttgarterStrasse to Dortmund Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Union Ivkoni

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick is 758 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Lausanne to Oer-Erkenschwick.

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