There are 8 ways to get from Lausanne to Venice by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Milano Centrale  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$98 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus via Geneva - Bus station  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station Rj
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto

$24 - $34

6 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Venezia Santa Lucia Eurocity / ...

$100 - $170

Bus Globtour  •  15 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice 400 / ...

$65 - $102

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Venice 369.7 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 42 min

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

$62 - $290

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE) ZRH - VCE

$130 - $433

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 22 min

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

$118 - $447

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Venice is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 9 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Venice is to train and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 290.

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The distance between Lausanne and Venice is 456 km. The road distance is 591 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Lausanne to Venice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Venice. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Venice - Tronchetto via Geneva - Bus station and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Venice via Geneva - Bus station and Milan in around 9 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Basel to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Flights from Basel to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lausanne to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Venice - Tronchetto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Lausanne Parc Velodrom to Mailand Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
globtour.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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