There are 4 ways to get from Interlaken to Montreux by train, bus or car

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Train via Visp  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Montreux 90

$54 - $109

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Bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken, Interlaken West to Fribourg 417
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Montreux K288

$10 - $21

2 alternative options

Train MOB  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen 43-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Zweisimmen to Montreux 120 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Montreux 93 miles

$19 - $28

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No, there is no direct bus from Interlaken to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Interlaken, Interlaken West and arriving at Montreux, rue du Marché via Fribourg, cimetière, Fribourg and Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Montreux via Spiez and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Montreux is 78 km. The road distance is 148.8 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Interlaken to Montreux, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Montreux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Montreux is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Interlaken to Montreux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Montreux station.

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

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Montreux.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Interlaken, Switzerland and Montreux, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Interlaken to Montreux via Spiez and Visp in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Montreux via Fribourg, Fribourg, cimetière, Fribourg, gare CFF, Fribourg, Montreux, and Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R in around 4 h 24 min.

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 Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Zweisimmen to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.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 Interlaken, Interlaken West to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Montreux is 149 km. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Interlaken to Montreux.

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