Warning to Visitors

Some of the information below may be out of date as a result of changing timetables and services. Please double check the accuracy of all information before travelling.

The booking forms should be up to date however, so if tickets for a particular service are available, then the service should be operational.


Lausanne is a French-speaking city in Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva. It is the fifth largest city in the country in terms of population, and is the location for the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee.

The city's rail routes run from the CFF railway station, which also hosts the city's commuter rail network and underground system.

How to get to Lausanne from
Route 1:

The high-speed Pendolino service between Geneva and Milan is a beautiful journey, passing mountains and lakes along the way. Refreshments are available on-board during the 4(ish) hour journey.

The service has had a mixed history, as much of the service is run using first-generation Pendolino trains which have had some reliability issues.