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There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$126 - $216

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Train, bus  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tübingen to Lausanne 306

$37 - $75

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Bus  •  8 h 23 min

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

$58 - $79

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Lausanne 247.8 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$122 - $335

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

$142 - $286

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart 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

$137 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Lausanne, park.Velodrome via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Lausanne via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Lausanne is 316 km. The road distance is 396.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 110€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Lausanne bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne is to train which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 110€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 197.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Lausanne via Zürich HB in around 5 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Lausanne via Strasbourg and Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile in around 8 h 23 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 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
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Tübingen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
vvs.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Tübingen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Stuttgart to Lausanne bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Lausanne, park.Velodrome station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Lausanne is 396 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Stuttgart to Lausanne.

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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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 Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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