Lausanne to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Lausanne to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Lausanne to Zurich take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lausanne and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Lausanne to Zurich?
Direct trains from Lausanne to Zurich have been found.
We usually find around 31 direct trains on the route from Lausanne to Zurich every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Lausanne to Zurich?
The Lausanne to Zurich train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Lausanne to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Lausanne around 05:43 and the last train is around 23:47.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Lausanne to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Lausanne to Zurich are $71.42.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $75 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $72. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Lausanne to Zurich train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days 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 Lausanne to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Lausanne and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Lausanne to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City
- Inter Regio
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Zurich to Lausanne by train