There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Vienna by train, plane, bus, night train 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 59 min

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

$84 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg

$70 - $100

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 23 min

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

$146 - $381

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 39 min

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

$169 - $440

Train to Berne, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Vienna (VIE) BRN - VIE

$207 - $1,190

Train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$180 - $323

Bus, train  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. 1921
  2. Take the train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb / ...

$76 - $122

Train, night train  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf En / ...

$190 - $343

Drive  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Vienna 593.6 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 100 and takes 13 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Vienna is to train and fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 260.

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The distance between Lausanne and Vienna is 757 km. The road distance is 950 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Lausanne to Vienna, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Vienna - Erdberg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Vienna via Zürich HB in around 11 h 5 min. Alternatively, Vito Reisen & Transporte AG operates a bus from Lausanne to Vienna once daily, and the journey takes 13 h 55 min. Eurolines CH also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Basel to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Berne to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Berne to Vienna via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Basel to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 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 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from St.Pölten Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Sankt Pölten to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Wien
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str.
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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