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There are 5 ways to get from Milan to Montreux by train or car

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Train  •  3h 2m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Montreux Ec

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Train via Rho Fieramilano  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Montreux Ec

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Train via Brig  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Montreux Ir90 / ...

Train via Domodossola  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola Re4
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Montreux Ec

Drive  •  3h 25m

  1. Drive from Milan to Montreux 297.5 km

Milan to Montreux by train

The train journey time between Milan and Montreux is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 283 km. Operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, the Milan to Montreux train service departs from Milano Centrale and arrives in Montreux. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

28 Weekly Trains
3h 2m Average Duration
SFr 60 Cheapest Price
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Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montreux is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montreux is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, returning to Italy from Switzerland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Montreux is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Montreux is to train which costs €60 - €150 and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Montreux. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 2m.

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It is 206 km from Milan to Montreux. It is approximately 297.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Milan to Montreux without a car is to train which takes 3h 2m and costs €60 - €150.

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The train from Milano Centrale to Montreux takes 3h 2m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Milan to Montreux train services, operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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Milan to Montreux train services, operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, arrive at Montreux station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Montreux is 297 km. It takes approximately 3h 25m to drive from Milan to Montreux.

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  • Distance: 206.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Montreux, Switzerland?

Trenitalia EuroCity operates a train from Milano Centrale to Montreux 4 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 60 - SFr 140 and the journey takes 3h 2m.

Train operators
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
3h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Train from Brig to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 80
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 80
Train from Domodossola to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Train from Rho-Fiera Milano to Montreux
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 80
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 140
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Domodossola to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
Trenord

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