There are 10 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Montreux by train, bus, 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 via Levanto  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale Ic
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Montreux Eurocity / ...

$77 - $129

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Bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Montreux 222

$38 - $56

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Train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale Fb / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Montreux Eurocity / ...

$81 - $133

Train, bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Montreux 90

$86 - $136

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Montreux 293.7 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$88 - $300

Train to Pisa, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Geneva (GVA) PSA - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$76 - $346

Train, train to Florence, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Geneva (GVA) FLR - GVA
  4. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$88 - $333

Train, bus to Nice, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
  2. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  4. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux

$99 - $236

Train, train to Florence, fly to Zurich  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Zurich (ZRH) FLR - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne

$173 - $540

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Montreux via Levanto and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Montreux is 338 km. The road distance is 470 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 8 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 5 min to get from Cinque Terre to Montreux, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Montreux train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Levanto station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Montreux is to train which takes 8 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 26 min.

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

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Cinque Terre to Montreux train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Montreux station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cinque Terre to Montreux is 470 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Cinque Terre to Montreux.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Montreux.
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  • Distance: 211.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 5 min

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Montreux, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Montreux via Levanto and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Montreux via La Spezia Centrale, La Spezia, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, Turin, Fermata 36 - RE UMBERTO, Fermata 558 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Turin, Torino, Montreux, and Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R in around 11 h 26 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Florence to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Florence to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $250
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Montreux
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from La Spezia C. to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Train from Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
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 Martigny to Montreux
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Turin
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
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 Turin, Torino to Montreux
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT

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