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How to travel from Luxembourg to Lausanne by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Luxembourg to Lausanne? Look no further.

You'll usually find 22 trains per day running between Luxembourg and Lausanne, which usually take 8 hours 28 minutes to complete the 345 km journey. It can take as little as 5 hours 52 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Lausanne from Luxembourg, you'll just need to make 3 changes along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be traveling with TGV, ICE or SNCF, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Luxembourg to Lausanne if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $42.85. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Luxembourg to Lausanne by train

It takes an average of 8h 28m to travel from Luxembourg to Lausanne by train, over a distance of around 214 miles (345 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Luxembourg to Lausanne and tickets for this journey start from $42.85 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 5h 52m


214 miles (345 km)


22 trains per day


3 changes


From $42.85

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, SBB CFF FFS, SNCF, TGV Lyria

Luxembourg to Lausanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Luxembourg to Lausanne for Tuesday Mar 28th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:24 16:16 5h 52m, 3 changes
11:09 18:16 7h 7m, 4 changes
12:39 19:34 6h 55m, 5 changes
12:39 19:40 7h 1m, 4 changes
13:10 20:40 7h 30m, 5 changes
14:39 21:34 6h 55m, 5 changes
14:39 21:40 7h 1m, 4 changes
15:58 22:16 6h 18m, 4 changes
16:39 23:16 6h 37m, 4 changes
17:47 05:16 11h 29m, 5 changes

Deutsche Bahn, SBB, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains from Luxembourg to Lausanne

You can travel from Luxembourg to Lausanne on Deutsche Bahn, SBB, SNCF and TGV Lyria trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

PhotoChabe01, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

TGV Lyria links France to Switzerland and can travel at a maximum speed of 200 mph (320 km/h). Resulting from the collaboration between SNCF and SBB, TGV Lyria has three comfort classes on all trains. Standard (equivalent to the Second Class TGV, with comfortable seats), Standard 1ère (with more legroom and access to the SNCF show Grand Voyageur at the Gare de Lyon in Paris) and Business 1ère (available all week except Saturday, on some lines only).

TGV INOUI classes from Luxembourg to Lausanne

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI when traveling from Luxembourg to Lausanne.

Cheap train tickets from Luxembourg to Lausanne

The price of train tickets from Luxembourg to Lausanne starts at $42.85 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

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 Luxembourg to Lausanne by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

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.

Choose a slower or connecting train

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!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Luxembourg to Lausanne

Want to know more about your journey from Luxembourg to Lausanne? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Luxembourg to Lausanne take?

The average journey time by train between Luxembourg and Lausanne is 8 hours and 28 minutes, with around 22 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.

What's the fastest journey time between Luxembourg and Lausanne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Luxembourg to Lausanne is 5 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Luxembourg to Lausanne cost?

Train tickets from Luxembourg to Lausanne can start from as little as $42.85 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.

Is there a direct train from Luxembourg to Lausanne?

No, there are no direct train services from Luxembourg to Lausanne. Travelling from Luxembourg to Lausanne by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Luxembourg to Lausanne leave?

The first train from Luxembourg to Lausanne leaves at 05:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Luxembourg to Lausanne leave?

The last train from Luxembourg to Lausanne leaves at 21:33. 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.

What's the distance between Luxembourg and Lausanne by train?

Trains travelling from Luxembourg to Lausanne cover a distance of around 214 miles (345 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lausanne to Luxembourg.

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