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Travel from Geneva Airport to Lausanne by train in 45 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Geneva Airport to Lausanne by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Geneva Airport to Lausanne by train is 51 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 45 minutes. Around 87 trains per day travel the 32 miles (51 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Lausanne. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling on a SBB service for all or at least part of your journey to Lausanne.

Book train tickets from Geneva Airport to Lausanne in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €26.20. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Geneva Airport to Lausanne by train

It takes an average of 51m to travel from Geneva Airport to Lausanne by train, over a distance of around 32 miles (51 km). There are normally 87 trains per day travelling from Geneva Airport to Lausanne and tickets for this journey start from €26.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 45m
PriceFrom €26.20
Distance32 miles (51 km)
Frequency87 trains per day
First train00:11
Last train23:41
Departure stationGeneva Airport
Arrival stationLausanne
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS

Geneva Airport to Lausanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Geneva Airport to Lausanne for Tuesday 14th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:49 12:41 52m, direct
12:01 12:47 46m, direct
12:05 13:02 57m, 1 change
12:19 13:12 53m, direct
12:32 13:17 45m, direct
12:49 13:41 52m, direct
13:01 13:47 46m, direct
13:05 14:02 57m, 1 change
13:19 14:12 53m, direct
13:32 14:17 45m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Geneva Airport to Lausanne

The price of train tickets from Geneva Airport to Lausanne starts at €26.20 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 Geneva Airport 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Geneva Airport 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 Geneva Airport to Lausanne take?

The average journey time by train between Geneva Airport and Lausanne is 51 minutes, with around 87 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 Geneva Airport and Lausanne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne is 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne cost?

Train ticket prices from Geneva Airport to Lausanne can start from as little as €26.20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Geneva Airport to Lausanne without having to change trains. There are 69 direct trains from Geneva Airport to Lausanne each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne leave?

The first train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne leaves at 00:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne leave?

The last train from Geneva Airport to Lausanne leaves at 23:41. 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 Geneva Airport and Lausanne by train?

Trains travelling from Geneva Airport to Lausanne cover a distance of around 32 miles (51 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lausanne to Geneva Airport. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Geneva Airport to Lausanne.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Geneva Airport to Lausanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/14/2021. 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 01/28/2020 for travel on 01/28/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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