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There are 9 ways to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne 1 / ...

$161 - $305

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lausanne 106

$40 - $66

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$170 - $284

Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Lausanne, park.Velodrome RegioJet

$75 - $102

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Nuremberg to Lausanne 396 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Nuremberg to Zurich, train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$137 - $382

Fly Nuremberg to Geneva, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$108 - $312

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$147 - $373

Train to Munich, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 43 min

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

$114 - $266

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The cheapest way to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nuremberg to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Nuremberg and arriving at Lausanne, Rasude via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile and Lausanne, Parc Vélodrome. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nuremberg to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Nürnberg Hbf and arriving at Lausanne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Lausanne is 465 km. The road distance is 633.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 8 h 14 min and costs 140€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Nuremberg to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nuremberg station.

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Nuremberg to Lausanne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Nürnberg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne is to train which takes 8 h 14 min and costs 140€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 65€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from Nuremberg to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 290.5 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Nuremberg to Lausanne via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB, and Bern in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nuremberg to Lausanne via Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile, Lausanne, park.Velodrome, and Lausanne, Parc Vélodrome in around 10 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 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
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 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 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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Nuremberg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Lausanne, park.Velodrome
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Nuremberg to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lausanne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nuremberg to Lausanne is 634 km. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Nuremberg to Lausanne.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Nuremberg to Lausanne bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 396+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nuremberg to Nuremberg Airport is to subway which takes 11 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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