There are 4 ways to get from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne by ferry, train, car or rideshare

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Ferry  •  50 min

  1. Take the ferry from Thonon-les-Bains CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy 146-Y / ...

$21 - $30

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Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne 48.6 miles

$7

2 alternative options

Ferry, line 150 train  •  54 min

  1. Take the ferry from Thonon-les-Bains CGN to Morges CGN 146-Y
  2. Take the line 150 train from Morges to Lausanne 150 / ...

$28 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne is to rideshare which costs 6€ and takes 1 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne is to ferry which costs 18€ - 26€ and takes 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Thonon-les-Bains CGN and arriving at Lausanne-Ouchy. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Thonon-les-Bains and Lausanne is 20 km. The road distance is 76.6 km.

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The best way to get from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne without a car is to ferry which takes 50 min and costs 18€ - 26€.

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The ferry from Thonon-les-Bains CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy takes 50 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne is 77 km. It takes approximately 1 h 8 min to drive from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne.

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There are 395+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 12.6 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Thonon-les-Bains, France and Lausanne, Switzerland?

CGN operates a ferry from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne every 3 hours. Tickets cost $21 - $30 and the journey takes 50 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 Morges to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $21
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 Thonon-les-Bains CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Ferry from Thonon-les-Bains CGN to Morges CGN
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
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 Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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