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There are 7 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Geneva, train  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$103 - $247

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Bovisa Fnm
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$71 - $260

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Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

$144 - $384

Bus, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione 103-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Lausanne Eurocity / ...

$89 - $145

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Gallarate to Lausanne Eurocity / ...

$94 - $105

Train via Visp  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gallarate to Visp Ec
  2. Take the train from Visp to Lausanne 90

$85 - $137

Drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne 201.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 220€ and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T1 and arriving at Lausanne via Gallarate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Lausanne is 188 km. The road distance is 322.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Gallarate station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne is 323 km. It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne.

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Map of how to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 117.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Lausanne, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Lausanne 3 times a day. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 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 Domodossola to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Bovisa Fnm
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
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 Domodossola to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$80
First
$75 - $140
Train from Gallarate to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Ethiopian Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Geneva Airport.

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