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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Vallorbe by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne Ec
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Vallorbe S2 / ...

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Train, bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Milano Cadorna to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 Xp1
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Lausanne P+R
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Vallorbe S2 / ...

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Train via Montreux  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Montreux Ec
  2. Take the train from Montreux to Vallorbe S2

Drive  •  4h 6m

  1. Drive from Milan to Vallorbe 368 km

Fly, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Vallorbe

Milan to Vallorbe by train

The train journey time between Milan and Vallorbe is around 4h 49m and covers a distance of around 352 km. This includes an average layover time of around 40 min. Operated by Trenitalia EuroCity and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Milan to Vallorbe train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Vallorbe. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Trains
4h 49m Average Duration
SFr 89 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vallorbe is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Vallorbe is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Vallorbe is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Vallorbe is to drive which costs €50 - €80 and takes 4h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Milan to Vallorbe is to drive which takes 4h 6m and costs €50 - €80.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Vallorbe. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Vallorbe via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Milan and Vallorbe is 257 km. The road distance is 368 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Vallorbe without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs €85 - €200.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Milan to Vallorbe, including transfers.

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Milan to Vallorbe train services, operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Vallorbe is 368 km. It takes approximately 4h 6m to drive from Milan to Vallorbe.

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  • Distance: 257.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Vallorbe, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Milan to Vallorbe via Lausanne in around 4h 49m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 340
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 160
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 65 - SFr 95
1st Class
SFr 120 - SFr 160
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Montreux
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
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 Lausanne to Vallorbe
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montreux to Vallorbe
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Cadorna to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Vallorbe. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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