There are 4 ways to get from Lausanne to Winterthur 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  •  2 h 50 min

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

$75 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Zurich Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...

$9 - $15

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 - $201

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, Ouibus operates a bus from Lausanne to Winterthur hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. RegioJet also services this route once a week.

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
50 min
When
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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lausanne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lausanne, park.Velodrome to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lausanne to Winterthur?

The distance between Lausanne and Winterthur is 193 km. The road distance is 245 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Winterthur?

The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Winterthur is to bus which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 3 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lausanne to Winterthur?

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

Is there a direct train between Lausanne and Winterthur?

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.

Is there a direct bus between Lausanne and Winterthur?

No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Winterthur. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Winterthur via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Lausanne to Winterthur?

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