There are 5 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly, train  •  2 h 45 min

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

$76 - $262

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Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lausanne N799

$40 - $84

3 alternative options

Train TGV  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv

$92 - $126

Train Trenitalia  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe En
  2. Take the train from Vallorbe to Lausanne 2 / ...

$52 - $131

Drive  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne 350.8 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Paris - Aéroport Roissy CDG T2 A/C/D and arriving at Lausanne via Van Gogh and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Lausanne is 411 km. The road distance is 561.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne is 561 km. It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne.

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Luxair, Brussels Airlines, Swiss and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 256.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Lausanne, Switzerland?

TGV operates a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
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 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
Train from Vallorbe to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Vallorbe to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $19
1st Class
$25 - $35
Trenitalia

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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Vallorbe
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
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 Paris, Paris to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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