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Journey timeFrom 2h 09m
Price$19.94 - $117.58
Distance136km (85 miles)
Departure stationBasel SBB
Arrival stationLausanne
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS,

Basel SBB to Lausanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Basel SBB to Lausanne for Tuesday 19th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDurationTrainOperated by
21:3123:452h 14m, 1 changeIntercity 1091, Intercity 1538SBB
22:0400:162h 12m, 1 changeInterRegio 2343, Intercity 540SBB
22:2806:107h 42m, 2 changesIntercity 1097, Regional-Express 4293+1SBB, BLS AG
00:0206:166h 14m, 2 changesInterRegio 2347, Intercity 842+1SBB
00:4206:456h 03m, 2 changesS-Bahn 17390, Regional-Express 18159+1SBB
04:5707:272h 30m, 2 changesS-Bahn 17312, Intercity 1606+1SBB
05:2407:402h 16m, 1 changeIntercity 1057, Intercity 704SBB
05:5908:162h 17m, 1 changeIntercity 957, InterRegio 2508SBB
06:0408:272h 23m, 2 changesInterRegio 2311, Intercity 508+1SBB
06:3108:402h 09m, 1 changeEurocity 51, Intercity 706SBB

SBB, Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Basel SBB to Lausanne

You can travel from Basel SBB to Lausanne on SBB, Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) 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.

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).

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 billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

Cheap train tickets from Basel SBB to Lausanne

Train tickets from Basel SBB to Lausanne start at €17.14 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €56.67.
lowest price found
from17.14
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price46.65
on the day
avg. single price56.67

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

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 Basel SBB to Lausanne by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

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.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

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!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Basel SBB 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 Basel SBB to Lausanne take?

The average journey time by train between Basel SBB and Lausanne is 2 hours and 31 minutes, with around 53 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 Basel SBB and Lausanne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Basel SBB to Lausanne is 2 hours and 9 minutes.

How much does the train from Basel SBB to Lausanne cost?

Train tickets from Basel SBB to Lausanne can start from as little as €17.14 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 Basel SBB to Lausanne?

No, there are no direct train services from Basel SBB to Lausanne. Travelling from Basel SBB to Lausanne by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Basel SBB to Lausanne leave?

The first train from Basel SBB to Lausanne leaves at 00:02. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Basel SBB to Lausanne leave?

The last train from Basel SBB to Lausanne leaves at 22:28. 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 Basel SBB and Lausanne by train?

Trains travelling from Basel SBB to Lausanne cover a distance of around 136km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lausanne to Basel SBB.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Basel SBB to Lausanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/11/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/04/2019 for travel on 02/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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