There are 3 ways to get from Lausanne to Sion by train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Sion Eurocity / ...

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Sion 60.6 miles

$7 - $9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Sion 59.3 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Sion is to rideshare which costs SFr 6 - SFr 9 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Sion is to train which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Sion. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Sion is 64 km. The road distance is 94.9 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Sion without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 60.

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The train from Lausanne to Sion takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Lausanne to Sion train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Sion station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Sion is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Lausanne to Sion.

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  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Sion every 2 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 55 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Sion
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lausanne to Sion
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Sion
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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