There are 7 ways to get from Lausanne to Toulouse by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS

$69 - $249

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Lausanne to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N122
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse 748 / ...

$46 - $80

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Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS

$97 - $235

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Toulouse (TLS) BSL - TLS

$125 - $386

Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau Tgv

$159 - $215

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Toulouse Gare Routière

$60 - $85

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Toulouse 466.6 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Toulouse is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 80 and takes 13 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Toulouse is to train and fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Toulouse Gare Routière. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Toulouse. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Toulouse-Matabiau via Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Toulouse is 520 km. The road distance is 746.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Toulouse without a car is to train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs SFr 150 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Lausanne to Toulouse, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 325.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Toulouse, France?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Toulouse via Genève and Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 44 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lausanne to Toulouse 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
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 Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Toulouse Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Lausanne to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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