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There are 4 ways to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne Ec

SFr 106 - SFr 227

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Turin to Lausanne P+R N504

SFr 23 - SFr 27

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Aosta Re
  2. Take the bus from Aosta, Autostazione to Martigny, gare 211
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Lausanne Ir / ...

Drive  •  2h 59m

  1. Drive from Turin to Lausanne 254.9 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Turin to Canton of Vaud by train

The train journey time between Turin and Canton of Vaud is around 4h 50m and covers a distance of around 447 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 32m. Operated by Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Turin to Canton of Vaud train service departs from Torino Porta Susa and arrives in Lausanne. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 50m
Fastest train time:
4h 32m
Train distance:
447 km
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
SFr 86
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:10
Last train departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Turin to Canton of Vaud train schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Italy
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
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This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Italy

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Canton of Vaud is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Canton of Vaud is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Canton of Vaud is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The cheapest way to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud is to bus which costs €20 - €25 and takes 6h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud is to drive which costs €30 - €50 and takes 2h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Turin to Canton of Vaud. However, there are services departing from Turin and arriving at Lausanne, Rasude via Lausanne, Parc Vélodrome. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Turin to Canton of Vaud. However, there are services departing from Torino Porta Susa and arriving at Lausanne via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 14m.

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The distance between Turin and Canton of Vaud is 196 km. The road distance is 254.9 km.

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The best way to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud without a car is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs €95 - €210.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud, including transfers.

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Turin to Canton of Vaud bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Turin station.

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Turin to Canton of Vaud train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Torino Porta Susa station.

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The best way to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud is to train which takes 5h 14m and costs €95 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €25 and takes 6h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Turin to Canton of Vaud.
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  • Distance: 195.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 14m

What companies run services between Turin, Italy and Canton of Vaud, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Turin to Lausanne via Milano Centrale in around 5h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Turin to Lausanne P+R 5 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 19 - SFr 23 and the journey takes 5h 45m.

Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 21
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Trenitalia

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 Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 22
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Aosta
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 19
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
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 Milano Centrale to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 170
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 70 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Train from Martigny to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 70
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 70
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 170
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Service d'automobiles TMR
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Bus from Aosta, Autostazione to Martigny, gare
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Service d'automobiles TMR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Turin to Canton of Vaud bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lausanne P+R station.

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Turin to Canton of Vaud train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turin to Canton of Vaud is 255 km. It takes approximately 2h 59m to drive from Turin to Canton of Vaud.

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