There are 8 ways to get from Nice 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Geneve Tgv
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 1 / ...

$165 - $208

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël
  2. Take the bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne

$26 - $37

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Lausanne N504

$81 - $128

Bus, train  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 1 / ...

$55 - $87

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Lausanne 345.4 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Geneva, train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$68 - $177

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne

$118 - $380

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 26 min

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

$107 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Lausanne is to bus which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 160€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The distance between Nice and Lausanne is 317 km. The road distance is 552.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Nice to Lausanne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice station to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Nice - Bus station and arriving at Lausanne via Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël and Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Lausanne via Avignon TGV and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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What companies run services between Nice, France and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Nice to Lausanne via Avignon TGV, Geneve, and Genève in around 7 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Lausanne via Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Nice to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Avignon TGV to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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
Trenitalia Eurocity
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Bus station to Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Fréjus - Saint-Raphaël to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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