There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Lausanne by train, bus, 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.

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Train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$153 - $265

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lausanne 106

$30 - $50

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB 1-Y
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$201 - $315

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Lausanne 334 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$71 - $205

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$170 - $445

Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 45 min

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

$140 - $375

Fly to Berne, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berne (BRN) MUC - BRN
  2. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$179 - $695

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Lausanne is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Munich and Lausanne is 414 km. The road distance is 534.3 km.

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

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

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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.

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The best way to get from Munich to Lausanne is to train which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 130€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 8 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 258.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

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, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Lausanne once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 11 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 11 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
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
Bus operators
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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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