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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Montreux by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne Tgv

$109 - $130

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Bus, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux Eurocity / ...

$49 - $86

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Night train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne En

$50 - $99

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Paris to Montreux 349.5 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$75 - $250

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$87 - $292

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$132 - $443

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux

$124 - $372

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux

$131 - $374

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Lausanne

$129 - $415

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Montreux is to bus and train which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Montreux is to train which costs 90€ - 120€ and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Montreux via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Paris and Montreux is 435 km. The road distance is 559.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs 90€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Paris to Montreux, including transfers.

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Paris to Montreux train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Paris to Montreux train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Lausanne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Montreux is 559 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Paris to Montreux.

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  • Distance: 271.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Montreux, Switzerland?

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Montreux every 4 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $105 and the journey takes 3h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Montreux
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Montreux
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$60 - $75
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus

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easyJet offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1042+ hotels available in Montreux. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 16m and costs 9€.

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