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Getting around in Lausanne

Are you coming to Lausanne to study, teach or work in a training centre and do not know how you will get around? Lausanne is brimming with varied and accessible means of transport to suit every budget: bus, metro, RER, bicycle, boat, etc. You will find below a number of links to different transport providers in the metropolitan area.

  • Transports

    A leading light of sustainable development, the city can be explored on foot, by bike or by public transport (bus and metro).

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  • Public transportation

    The city is served by a very dense network of public transport (tl), continuously developed and upgraded.

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  • Lausanne Transport Card

    Staying in Lausanne? Use public transport - free of charge and benefit from substantial discounts on the boat crossing between Lausanne-Ouchy and Evian, souvenirs and the admission price to various municipal and private museums.

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  • CFF travel cards

    General CFF travel cards from the City of Lausanne

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  • Swiss travel system

    Enjoy stress-free travel by road, rail and waterway throughout Switzerland – with the Swiss Travel System.

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  • Coach companies

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What if our personalised recommendations don’t suit you?

you can choose to base the recommendations displayed on your own requirements and interests. Whether you’re looking for a solo adventure, family activities or a gourmet trip with your spouse, the suggestions made will be based on your own preferences.

You want to find out what the local tourist attractions are based on your current location?

You can use the map on each page to establish your location and find local points of interest. So you’ll be able to explore the canton, region by region, select the places you’re going to visit along a planned route and get a quick idea of what a town has to offer you.

You want to make your own selection? Just store your top picks in favourites!

If you want to store your selection, print it, export it to your free smartphone app "Vaud:Guide” or share it with your friends, you'll can do all this with “Favourites”.

You want to share your wish list And your choices with your friends? That’s simple!