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There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Lausanne 5 / ...

$101 - $178

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Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Zurich, Zurich Airport K388
  2. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Montreux K288

$18 - $32

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Montreux 181.9 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$109 - $244

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux is to bus which costs SFr 17 - SFr 35 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Montreux, rue du Marché via Zurich, Zurich Airport and Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Montreux via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Montreux is 201 km. The road distance is 291 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux is to train which takes 4 h 12 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 17 - SFr 35 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux.
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  • Distance: 125.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Montreux, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sankt Gallen to Montreux hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $170 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sankt Gallen to Montreux via Zurich, Zurich Airport and Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R in around 6 h 16 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
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 St. Gallen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from St. Gallen to Zurich, Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Montreux station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux is 291 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Montreux.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1011+ hotels available in Montreux. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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