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

Recommended option

Fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 43 min

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

$78 - $389

7 alternative options

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 39 min

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

$127 - $396

Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$138 - $434

Fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Lisbon (LIS) to Lyon (LYS) LIS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne

$122 - $360

Train  •  24 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye Hot
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv

$354 - $454

Bus Eurolines FR  •  33 h

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa Oriente to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne 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 / ...

$154 - $268

Bus InterNorte  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Lausanne

$120 - $190

Drive  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Lisbon to Lausanne 1197.7 miles

$270 - $400

What companies run services between Lisbon, Portugal and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lisbon to Lausanne via Hendaye, Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Bercy, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 24 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lisbon to Lausanne via Lisboa Oriente, Lyon, Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Lausanne, and Lausanne, Parc Vélodrome in around 33 h.

Airlines
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Porto
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lisbon to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lisbon to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lisbon to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lisbon to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $37
Train from Hendaye to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Trenitalia Eurocity
Portuguese Railways (CP)
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Lisboa Santa Apolonia to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
cp.pt
Purchase a
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lisboa Oriente to Lyon
Ave. Duration
27 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lisboa - Sete Rios to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
33 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lisbon to Lausanne?

The distance between Lisbon and Lausanne is 1550 km. The road distance is 1916 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Lisbon to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 320€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Lisbon to Lausanne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 43 min and costs 60€ - 320€.

Is there a direct bus between Lisbon and Lausanne?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lisboa - Sete Rios and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart three times a day, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 33 h 5 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Lisbon to Lausanne, including transfers.