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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry  •  50 min

  1. 146-Y / ...

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 29 min

  1. 48.6 miles

$8

2 alternative options

Ferry, line 150 train  •  53 min

  1. 146-Y
  2. 150 / ...

$28 - $44

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. 47.9 miles

$10 - $15

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 $20 - $29 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Ferry from Thonon-les-Bains CGN to Morges CGN
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Thonon-les-Bains and Lausanne is 20 km. The road distance is 77 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Thonon-les-Bains to Lausanne is to ferry which takes 50 min and costs 17€ - 25€.

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.

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