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There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne by plane, train, bus, night train 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 to Geneva, train  •  2h 47m

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

$76 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 49m

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

$55 - $81

4 alternative options

Fly to Basel, train  •  4h 8m

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

$114 - $381

Train  •  5h 24m

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

$111 - $126

Night train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne En

$56 - $96

Drive  •  5h 45m

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

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 9h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 230€ and takes 2h 47m.

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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 5h 24m and costs 95€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 2h 47m to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne is to train which takes 5h 24m and costs 95€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 9h 49m.

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

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

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

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There are 430+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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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: 2h 47m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne every 4 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3h 40m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Lausanne once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$60 - $75
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, Massy to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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