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There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Montreux by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lausanne 15

$73 - $129

3 alternative options

Train via Spiez  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost 470
  2. Take the train from Zweisimmen to Montreux 120 / ...

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Montreux 123.4 miles

$25 - $40

Train, fly  •  4 h 28 min

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

$106 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Montreux is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Montreux is to drive which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Montreux. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Montreux via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Montreux is 127 km. The road distance is 197.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lucerne to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 2 h 55 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Lucerne to Montreux, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lucerne to Montreux is 197 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Lucerne to Montreux.

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  • Distance: 79.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 55 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lucerne to Montreux hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule 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

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

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There are 977+ hotels available in Montreux. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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