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There are 6 ways to get from Lausanne to Montreux by train, bus, ferry, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  30m

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Montreux 2 / ...

$15 - $27

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Bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Montreux 15-Y

$12 - $18

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Ferry  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the ferry from Lausanne-Ouchy to Montreux CGN 6-Y

$23 - $35

Taxi  •  24m

  1. Take a taxi from Lausanne to Montreux 17.7 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  24m

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Montreux 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  24m

  1. Take an Uber from Lausanne to Montreux 17.7 miles

$60 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Montreux is to drive which costs SFr 3 - SFr 6 and takes 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Montreux is to taxi which costs SFr 100 - SFr 120 and takes 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Montreux. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Lausanne-Ouchy and arriving at Montreux CGN. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Montreux. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30m.

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The distance between Lausanne and Montreux is 23 km. The road distance is 28.3 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 30m and costs SFr 14 - SFr 27.

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The train from Lausanne to Montreux takes 30m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Lausanne to Montreux bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Lausanne station.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Montreux.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 30m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Montreux every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $27 and the journey takes 30m. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Lausanne to Montreux twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1h 8m.

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 Lausanne to Montreux
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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 Lausanne to Montreux
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Ferry operators
CGN
Phone
+41 (0)900 929 929
Email
info@cgn.ch
Website
cgn.ch
Ferry from Lausanne-Ouchy to Montreux CGN
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Other operators
Uber Lausanne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lausanne to Montreux
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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UberX
$60 - $85
Taxi from Lausanne to Montreux
Ave. Duration
24m
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Taxi Services Sarl
Phone
+41 844 814 814
Website
taxiservices.ch
SOS Taxis Lausanne
Phone
+41 800 214 214
Allo Taxi
Phone
+41 800 907 907
Website
allotaxi.ch

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Montreux is to train which takes 30m and costs SFr 14 - SFr 27. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 12 - SFr 18 and takes 1h 8m.

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Lausanne to Montreux bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Montreux station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Montreux is 28 km. It takes approximately 24m to drive from Lausanne to Montreux.

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