Zurich to Lausanne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Zurich to Lausanne by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Lausanne take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Lausanne.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Lausanne?
Direct trains from Zurich to Lausanne have been found.
We usually find around 28 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Lausanne every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 33 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Lausanne?
The Zurich to Lausanne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Lausanne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Lausanne is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:19 and the last train is around 23:03.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Zurich to Lausanne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Lausanne are $74.86.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $74 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 Zurich to Lausanne 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 Zurich to Lausanne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Lausanne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Lausanne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Inter City
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Lausanne to Zurich by train