There are 9 ways to get from Munich to Lausanne by train, bus, car train, car 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  •  6 h 19 min

  1. 5 / ...

$154 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus via Zurich  •  7 h 27 min

  1. X06 / ...
  2. Ouibus

$19 - $41

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. 106

$30 - $55

Car train, bus  •  11 h 51 min

$152 - $184

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. 334 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. MUC - GVA

$69 - $203

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. MUC - ZRH

$168 - $443

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. MUC - BSL

$138 - $373

Fly to Berne, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. MUC - BRN

$177 - $693

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Munich to Lausanne via Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai) and Zürich HB in around 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Lausanne via Zurich in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Munich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Bahnhof München-Ost to Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Munich and Lausanne is 414 km. The road distance is 534 km.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lausanne is to bus which costs 16€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Munich to Lausanne is to fly and train which takes 5 h 14 min and costs 55€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct train from Munich to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and arriving at Lausanne via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Munich to Lausanne, including transfers.