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The train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne usually takes 6 hours 13 minutes on average to travel 427 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 5 hours 22 minutes. You can expect to find 25 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Lausanne, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Lausanne.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $31.11.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Lausanne, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
|Journey time||From 5h 22m|
|Distance||265 miles (427 km)|
|Frequency||25 trains per day|
|Departure station||Frankfurt (Main) Hbf|
|Train and bus operators||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus|
Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne by booking early.§
Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.
On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Lausanne is 6 hours and 13 minutes, with around 25 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne is 5 hours and 22 minutes.
Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne can start from as little as $31.11 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne. Travelling from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne leaves at 02:45. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne leaves at 21:50. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Lausanne cover a distance of around 265 miles (427 km) during the journey.