There are 2 ways to get from Lucerne to Lausanne by train or car

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lausanne 15

$65 - $120

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Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Lausanne 131.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Lausanne is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Lausanne is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Luzern and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Lausanne is 141 km. The road distance is 210.6 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 120.

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The train from Luzern to Lausanne takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lucerne to Lausanne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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Lucerne to Lausanne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Lausanne is 211 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Lucerne to Lausanne.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 87.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Lausanne hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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