There are 12 ways to get from London to Lausanne by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv

$181 - $368

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Londres > Paris centre - Bercy > Lyon - gare routière Perrache
  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 / ...

$43 - $60

10 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Lausanne N799

$73 - $119

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lausanne

$297 - $354

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lausanne

$143 - $215

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$90 - $275

Fly London Heathrow to Geneva, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$105 - $259

Fly London Gatwick to Geneva, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$78 - $238

Train to London Luton, fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$68 - $240

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

$144 - $455

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$144 - $389

Fly London City to Berne, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berne (BRN) LCY - BRN
  2. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$298 - $1,035

What companies run services between London, England and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London to Lausanne via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 7 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London to Lausanne via Paris, Paris, Bibliotheque F. Mitterrand, Massy Palaiseau, Paris, Massy, Lausanne, and Lausanne, Parc Vélodrome in around 18 h 37 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from London City to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$183
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Single
$14 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Single
$20 - $30
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Massy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Lausanne?

The distance between London and Lausanne is 742 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from London to Lausanne is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 19 h.

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

The quickest way to get from London to Lausanne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 8 min and costs £75 - £190.

Is there a direct train between London and Lausanne?

No, there is no direct train from London to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Lausanne via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 7 min.

Is there a direct bus between London and Lausanne?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Lausanne via Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h.

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

It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from London to Lausanne, including transfers.