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There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Toulouse by train, plane, 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.

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  4h 30m

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

$68 - $247

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Bus  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Toulouse Gare Routière

$60 - $80

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Train, train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 7m

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

$101 - $233

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6h 25m

  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

$123 - $379

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  7h 10m

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

$140 - $433

Train  •  8h 11m

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

$153 - $204

Train, bus  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
  3. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse 748 / ...

$78 - $134

Drive  •  6h 56m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Toulouse 466.6 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Toulouse is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 80 and takes 11h.

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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 4h 30m.

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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 11h.

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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 Gare de Genève and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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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 8h 11m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Lausanne to Toulouse, including transfers.

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

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Lausanne to Toulouse 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 Toulouse is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 80 and takes 11h.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Toulouse.
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  • Distance: 325.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Toulouse via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, and Lyon Part Dieu in around 8h 11m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Lausanne to Toulouse 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Basel to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$30 - $50
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Toulouse Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
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
9h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Toulouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Lausanne to Toulouse bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Toulouse Gare Routière station.

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Lausanne to Toulouse train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Toulouse is 747 km. It takes approximately 6h 56m to drive from Lausanne to Toulouse.

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easyJet offers flights from Geneva Airport to Toulouse Airport.

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There are 733+ hotels available in Toulouse. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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