Hamburg to Lausanne by train

  • First train
    04:01
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    8hr 46m
  • Distance
    820 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 40m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Lausanne by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Lausanne take around 8 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 820 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Lausanne.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Lausanne?

Journeys between Hamburg and Lausanne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Hamburg to Lausanne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Lausanne?

The Hamburg to Lausanne train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hamburg to Lausanne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lausanne is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:38 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:01, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Hamburg to Lausanne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hamburg to Lausanne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Lausanne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hamburg to Lausanne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Lausanne to Hamburg by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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