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Basel to Lausanne by train
Fastest journey2hr 9m
Trains per day45
Avg. journey time3hr 22m
Travelling from Basel to Lausanne by train
Fast trains from Basel to Lausanne take around 2 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 136 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Basel and Lausanne.
1. Are there direct trains from Basel to Lausanne?
Journeys between Basel and Lausanne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 46 departures on the route from Basel to Lausanne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Basel to Lausanne?
The Basel to Lausanne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Basel to Lausanne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lausanne is usually scheduled to depart Basel around 04:57 and the last train is around 00:42. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Basel around 04:57, and the last at 00:02.
What's the Basel to Lausanne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Basel to Lausanne are $63.36.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $64 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $61. 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 Basel to Lausanne train tickets?
Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 2 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 Basel to Lausanne by train.
Which train companies operate between Basel and Lausanne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Basel to Lausanne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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