There are 11 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne by plane, train, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Manchester to Geneva, train  •  5h 16m

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

SFr 70 - SFr 330

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Bus  •  24h 22m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lausanne 479

SFr 58 - SFr 75

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Train to Liverpool, fly to Geneva, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Geneva (GVA) LPL - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

SFr 95 - SFr 516

Train to Birmingham, fly to Geneva, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Geneva (GVA) BHX - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

SFr 107 - SFr 401

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Geneva (GVA) LBA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

SFr 73 - SFr 343

Fly Manchester to Basel, train  •  7h

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

SFr 119 - SFr 330

Fly Manchester to Zurich, train  •  7h 12m

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

SFr 154 - SFr 380

Train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne Tgv

SFr 297 - SFr 787

Train, bus, night bus  •  20h 37m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle 450
  4. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Annemasse 5-Y
  5. Take the train from Annemasse to Lausanne Re

SFr 313 - SFr 640

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 34m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Lausanne

SFr 314 - SFr 390

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 52m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Lausanne

SFr 182 - SFr 271

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 24h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs £55 - £280 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Lausanne via London - Victoria Coach Station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Lausanne via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Lausanne is 999 km.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 10h 25m and costs £240 - £700.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 10h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St, LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 24h 22m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 360
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 360
Flights from Liverpool to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 900
Flights from Liverpool to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 900
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 370
Flights from Manchester to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 600
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 390
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 420
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 750
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 650
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 750
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 750
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Manchester to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 460
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 600
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 650
Flights from Manchester to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 800
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 850
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 500
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 650
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 1200
Flights from Manchester to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 380
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 1200
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 450
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 280
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Liverpool South Parkway
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Off-Peak Single
SFr 12 - SFr 19
Anytime Day Single
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Anytime Single
SFr 17 - SFr 25
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
SFr 55 - SFr 70
Anytime Day 1st Class
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Oxford
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 250
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Anytime Day 1st Class
SFr 170 - SFr 250
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 290
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 210 - SFr 290
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Off-Peak Day Single
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Anytime Day Single
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 26
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 40
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 157
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 24
Website
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from London to Roissy Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Eurolines FR
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to LONDON VICTORIA Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 21
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne is to train which takes 10h 25m and costs £240 - £700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 24h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Lausanne is 1h ahead of Manchester Piccadilly Station. It is currently 2:44 AM in Manchester Piccadilly Station and 3:44 AM in Lausanne.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Lausanne train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Jet2.com, British Airways, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 581+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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