How To Get From Geneva Airport to Lausanne – All Possible Ways

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We will write how to get from Geneva airport to Lausanne. The distance from Geneva Airport to Lausanne is 60 kilometers and the travel time from Geneva airport to Lausanne train station is around 50 minutes by high speed train and 45 minutes by car.

Did you know is free going from Geneva airport to city center? The cheapest way from Geneva airport to Lausanne is by train around 13 CHF if you book online in advance and if you go by taxi fare will be around 150-170 CHF for 45 minutes driving. Read here how to get from Geneva airport to city center and Geneva airport to Montreux.

You can also rent a car in Geneva airport or get a private transfer. You can go by bus as a free transfer from your hotel. Read here all the best  things to do in Geneva and things to do in Lausanne. You’ll need your GPS to track your location for using apps read here Switzerland sim card for tourist

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Train From Geneva Airport to Lausanne

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The cheapest way from Geneva airport to Lausanne is by train. It will take 50 minutes and the train fare is 13 CHF per adult for one way if you book online in advance. You can also get your Swiss Travel Pass to have unlimited train tickets in Switzerland. The trains are leaving every 15-20 minutes from Geneva airport to Lausanne starting from 12 am to 5 am.

You can buy the tickets in the vending machine at the airport and you will have to walk outside the airport to reach the Train Station at Geneva airport. Once in Lausanne you can go walking distance from train station, taking a taxi or taking a bus depending where are you heading to.

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Bus From Geneva Airport To Lausanne

There are no bus services from Geneva airport to Lausanne since the trains are so efficient. If you want to go for a walk in Geneva remember you will have a free transportation ticket from Geneva airport to city center.


If you go from Geneva airport to Lausanne by taxi the most comfortable and available 24/7. The travel time by taxi is around 45 minutes and the taxi fare from Geneva airport to Lausanne is 150 CHF which is around €130. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.


Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Geneva. Prices are around €170 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €45 per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!


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There are many options for renting a car in Geneva’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Lausanne. It will take you 45 minutes to get to Lausanne city center from the airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30-40 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Lausanne like vineyards and countryside. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Lausanne city center.


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There’s no lack of budget hotels anywhere in Lausanne Switzerland. These rooms can go anywhere between 50-100 CHF per night for accommodation in Switzerland. If you are looking for mid budget and luxury hotels prices are starting from 200-300 CHF.

There are also Airbnb for 60-80 CHF and you can get $30 USD off your first booking with AirBnB when you sign up with us!

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On average a meal in a sit-down restaurant in Switzerland will cost around  20-40 CHF and that might not even include drinks. Breakfast will usually be cheaper and dinner will usually be the most expensive. 

Watch out for lunch specials and promos that many cafes offer, as this is one of  best ways to eat cheap. The other is things like kebabs, pizzas, Asian food, and small takeaways found near train stations can costs around 6-10 CHF.

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Switzerland is one of the largest banking centers in the world. Credit cards are widely accepted. Cash will be needed for some small boutiques or perhaps for tips, but there will be no problems with any kind of payment in the country. The exchange rate €1 = 1.08 CHF.

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Switzerland is beautiful all year round. Timing your travel highly depends on what exactly you want to experience and, to a certain degree, how much cold you can tolerate. There are four seasons in Switzerland, and each one has its pros and cons.

Summer is the most crowded and winter if you are looking for sky resorts. We would say the best time to visit Switzerland is Autumn and Spring can be the least crowded and where you will find the best deals for accommodation.

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Having insurance while you are traveling outside your home country is very important. Make sure that you have one too, to keep you safe in your trips around the world.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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