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Milan Central Station to Lausanne by train

It takes an average of 7h 23m to travel from Milan Central Station to Lausanne by train, over a distance of around 143 miles (230 km). There are normally 21 trains per day travelling from Milan Central Station to Lausanne and tickets for this journey start from €29 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 22m
Price€29 - €74
Distance143 miles (230 km)
Frequency21 trains per day
Departure stationMilan Central Station
Arrival stationLausanne
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsTrenitalia, Flixbus, ALSA

Milan Central Station to Lausanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan Central Station to Lausanne for Sunday 27th Sep 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
19:20 Milano Centrale23:10 LausanneEurocity 42 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 50m, direct
19:43 Milano Centrale06:16 LausanneRegionale 25532 Trenord Get tickets10h 33m, 4 changes
21:25 Milano Centrale07:10 LausanneRegionale 2158 Trenord Get tickets9h 45m, 2 changes
21:43 Milano Centrale10:16 LausanneRegionale 25536 Trenord Get tickets12h 33m, 3 changes
21:43 Milano Centrale10:40 LausanneRegionale 25536 Trenord Get tickets12h 57m, 2 changes
22:15 Milano Centrale10:16 LausanneRegionale 33094 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 01m, 5 changes
22:15 Milano Centrale10:39 LausanneRegionale 33094 Trenitalia Get tickets12h 24m, 3 changes
22:25 Milano Centrale10:39 LausanneRegionale 24974 Trenord Get tickets12h 14m, 4 changes
07:20 Milano Centrale11:10 LausanneEurocity 50 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 50m, 1 change
08:20 Milano Centrale11:42 LausanneEurocity 32 Trenitalia Get tickets3h 22m, direct

Trenitalia trains from Milan Central Station to Lausanne

You can travel from Milan Central Station to Lausanne on Trenitalia 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.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Cheap train tickets from Milan Central Station to Lausanne

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Lausanne start at €29 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 €74.
lowest price found
from29
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price51.73
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price56.10
on the day
avg. single price74

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 Milan Central Station 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 guide 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 Milan Central Station 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 Milan Central Station to Lausanne take?

The average journey time by train between Milan Central Station and Lausanne is 7 hours and 23 minutes, with around 21 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 Milan Central Station and Lausanne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan Central Station to Lausanne is 3 hours and 22 minutes.

How much does the train from Milan Central Station to Lausanne cost?

Train tickets from Milan Central Station to Lausanne can start from as little as €29 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 Milan Central Station to Lausanne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Milan Central Station to Lausanne without having to change trains. There are 4 direct trains from Milan Central Station to Lausanne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Milan Central Station to Lausanne leave?

The first train from Milan Central Station to Lausanne leaves at 07:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan Central Station to Lausanne leave?

The last train from Milan Central Station to Lausanne leaves at 22:25. 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 Milan Central Station and Lausanne by train?

Trains travelling from Milan Central Station to Lausanne cover a distance of around 143 miles (230 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Lausanne to Milan Central Station.
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 Milan Central Station to Lausanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/09/2020. 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 21/09/2020 for travel on 26/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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