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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
  2. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern
  5. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Lausanne, Gare Routière

Train via Nuremberg

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
  5. Take the train from Singen to Zürich HB
  6. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne

Bus via Karlsruhe

  1. Take the bus from Zwickau central train station to Karlsruhe central train station
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Lausanne P+R

Drive

  1. Drive from Zwickau to Lausanne

Train to Leipzig, fly to Geneva, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Geneva (GVA)
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

Train to Dresden, fly to Geneva, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Geneva (GVA)
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

Train, bus to Prague, fly to Geneva

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
  2. Take the bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
  3. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA)
  4. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

Train to Dresden, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

Train, train to Berlin Brandenburg Apt, fly to Geneva

  1. Take the train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Chemnitz Hbf to Elsterwerda
  3. Take the train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
  4. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Geneva (GVA)
  5. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

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The cheapest way to get from Zwickau to Lausanne is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 12h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Zwickau to Lausanne is to drive which costs €100 - €150 and takes 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zwickau to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Lausanne, Gare Routière via Nuremberg Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zwickau to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Lausanne via Leipzig Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel Sbb and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 25m.

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The distance between Zwickau and Lausanne is 636 km. The road distance is 825.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 11h 25m and costs €180 - €310.

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It takes approximately 11h 25m to get from Zwickau to Lausanne, including transfers.

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Zwickau to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zwickau central train station.

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Zwickau to Lausanne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Zwickau to Lausanne is to train which takes 11h 25m and costs €180 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 12h 25m.

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  • Distance: 635.6 km
  • Duration: 11h 25m

What companies run services between Zwickau, Germany and Lausanne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zwickau to Lausanne via Leipzig Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel Sbb, and Bern in around 11h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zwickau to Lausanne via Nuremberg Central Bus Station in around 12h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 440
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 470
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 500
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 480
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 480
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 490
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 320
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 340
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 430
Flights from Dresden to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 1100
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 340
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 480
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 290
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 290
Flights from Dresden to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 430
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 240
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 290
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 230 - SFr 850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 21
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Leipzig/Halle Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Elsterwerda, Bahnhof to Flughafen BER - Terminal 1-2
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Phone
0341 231898288
Email
info@mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Website
mitteldeutsche-regiobahn.de
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Elsterwerda
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Chemnitz Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Transdev
Train from Chemnitz Hbf to Elsterwerda
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Transdev
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Die Länderbahn
Train from Zwickau(Sachs)Hbf to Karlovy Vary Dolni Nadrazi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Die Länderbahn
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 29
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Chemnitz, Hauptbahnhof to Elsterwerda, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zwickau, Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zwickau central train station to Karlsruhe central train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Lausanne P+R
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Nuremberg Central Bus Station to Lausanne, Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Karlovy Vary Terminal Bus Station to Prague Airport Terminal 1/2
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
RegioJet

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Zwickau to Lausanne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Lausanne P+R station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zwickau to Lausanne is 825 km. It takes approximately 7h 21m to drive from Zwickau to Lausanne.

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Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Geneva Airport.

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