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There are 10 ways to get from Toulouse to Lausanne by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 150 / ...

$161 - $209

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Bus, night bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 748 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Lausanne N106

$47 - $75

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Train via Montpellier Saint-Roch  •  8 h 38 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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 150 / ...

$136 - $218

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Toulouse Gare Routière to Lausanne

$60 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Toulouse to Lausanne 451.1 miles

$95 - $140

Fly to Geneva, train  •  5 h

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

$68 - $252

Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$101 - $239

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 26 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

$147 - $446

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Toulouse (TLS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) TLS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Lausanne

$136 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toulouse to Lausanne is to bus and night bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 11 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toulouse to Lausanne is to fly and train which costs 55€ - 220€ and takes 5 h.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Toulouse to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Toulouse-Matabiau and arriving at Lausanne via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Toulouse and Lausanne is 520 km. The road distance is 721.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 7 h 53 min and costs 140€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Toulouse to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Toulouse to Lausanne bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Toulouse Gare Routière station.

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Toulouse to Lausanne train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Toulouse-Matabiau station.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Lausanne is to train which takes 7 h 53 min and costs 140€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 11 h.

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Map of how to get from Toulouse to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 325.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

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

You can take a train from Toulouse to Lausanne via Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Gare de Genève, and Genève in around 7 h 53 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Toulouse to Lausanne 3 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h.

Airlines
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 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Toulouse to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Toulouse to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Toulouse to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Toulouse to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 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 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $70
1st Class
$90 - $120
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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
$50 - $85
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 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
Trenitalia Eurocity

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
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$80
First
$75 - $140
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 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Toulouse to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Toulouse Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Toulouse to Lausanne bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Lausanne station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toulouse to Lausanne is 722 km. It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to drive from Toulouse to Lausanne.

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easyJet offers flights from Toulouse Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 419+ hotels available in Lausanne. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toulouse to Toulouse Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs 2€.

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