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Fly to Geneva, train  •  4 h 37 min

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

$68 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse Gare Routière to Lausanne

$60 - $85

7 alternative options

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Lyon (LYS) TLS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne

$103 - $245

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h 41 min

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

$122 - $382

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Strasbourg (SXB) TLS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$148 - $446

Train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 1 / ...

$158 - $206

Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 1 / ...

$122 - $209

Bus Isilines  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Lyon N716
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne Ouibus

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Lausanne 451.1 miles

$95 - $140

What companies run services between Toulouse, France and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Toulouse to Lausanne via Lyon Part Dieu, Geneve, and Genève in around 7 h 38 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Toulouse to Lausanne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Toulouse to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Toulouse to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $90
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $210
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$58 - $63
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$58 - $63
1st Class
$70 - $120
Trenitalia Eurocity
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Toulouse Gare Routière to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Toulouse and Lausanne is 520 km. The road distance is 722 km.

The cheapest way to get from Toulouse to Lausanne is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 11 h.

The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Lausanne is to fly and train which takes 4 h 37 min and costs 55€ - 220€.

No, there is no direct train from Toulouse to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Toulouse-Matabiau and arriving at Lausanne via Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 38 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toulouse Gare Routière and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Toulouse to Lausanne, including transfers.