There are 5 ways to get from Nyon to Lausanne by train, ferry, rideshare, taxi or car

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Line 15 train  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 15 train from Nyon to Lausanne 15 / ...

$19 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  46 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nyon to Lausanne 26.6 miles

$5

3 alternative options

Ferry  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the ferry from Nyon CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy 20-Y / ...

$30 - $50

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nyon to Lausanne 26.5 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Nyon to Lausanne 26.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Nyon to Lausanne is to rideshare which costs SFr 5 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nyon to Lausanne is to line 15 train which costs SFr 18 - SFr 35 and takes 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Nyon CGN and arriving at Lausanne-Ouchy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nyon and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Nyon and Lausanne is 34 km. The road distance is 42.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nyon to Lausanne without a car is to line 15 train which takes 28 min and costs SFr 18 - SFr 35.

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The line 15 train from Nyon to Lausanne takes 28 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Nyon to Lausanne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Nyon station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nyon to Lausanne is 42 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Nyon to Lausanne.

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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Nyon, Switzerland and Lausanne, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Nyon to Lausanne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
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 Nyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
CGN
Phone
+41 (0)900 929 929
Email
info@cgn.ch
Website
cgn.ch
Ferry from Nyon CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Nyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Nyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Taxi Phone
Phone
+41 22 331 41 33
Website
taxi-phone.ch
Ambassador Taxi
Phone
+41 22 731 41 41
Website
ambassador-limousine.com
Taxis202
Phone
+41 22 320 22 02
Website
taxis.ch

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Nyon and Lausanne. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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