Duration 2h 55m
Distance 210.4 km
Average price SFr 120
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zürich and Montreux takes 2h 55m and the fastest train takes 2h 39m. There is a train service every few hours from Zürich to Montreux. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Zürich HB
    5 / ...
  2. Montreux
2h 52m
SFr 76 - SFr 135

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zürich to Montreux? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Montreux via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 52m.

More details

The distance between Zürich and Montreux is 162 km. The road distance is 210.4 km.

Get driving directions

Zürich to Montreux train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

More details

Zürich to Montreux train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lausanne station.

More details

There are 1155+ hotels available in Montreux. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

More details

What companies run services between Zürich and Montreux?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Montreux every 30 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 70 - SFr 130 and the journey takes 2h 15m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps