There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Winterthur by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Winterthur 5 / ...

$75 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Winterthur K388

$14 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Winterthur 152.9 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  3 h 1 min

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

$80 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Winterthur is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 24 and takes 5 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Winterthur is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Winterthur is 193 km. The road distance is 244.7 km.

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The train from Lausanne to Winterthur takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Winterthur. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Winterthur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Winterthur.
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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 50 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Winterthur hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Winterthur twice daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $140
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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