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There is 1 way to get from Lausanne to Riffelsee by train

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  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Visp Ir90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt Re
Lausanne → Riffelsee
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Riffelsee is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Riffelsee is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Riffelsee is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 1 Jan 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Lausanne to Riffelsee is to train, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 130 and takes 4h.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Riffelsee is to train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 130 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Riffelsee. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Rotenboden via Visp and Zermatt GGB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h.

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The distance between Lausanne and Riffelsee is 105 km.

The best way to get from Lausanne to Riffelsee without a car is to train which takes 4h and costs SFr 65 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Lausanne to Riffelsee, including transfers.

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Lausanne to Riffelsee train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Riffelsee train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, arrive at Zermatt station.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Riffelsee. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Riffelsee.
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  • Distance: 105.1 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Riffelsee, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Riffelsee via Visp, Zermatt, and Zermatt GGB in around 4h.

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
+41 51 220 11 11
Train from Lausanne to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
+41 (0)848 642 442
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
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2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45

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