There are 5 ways to get from Montreux to Bern by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Lausanne 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...

$43 - $77

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Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreux to Bern K288

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Line 201 bus, train  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 201 bus from Montreux, Marché to Vevey, gare 201
  2. Take the train from Vevey to Fribourg/Freiburg
  3. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Bern 1 / ...

$38 - $70

Train, line 1 train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Vevey to Fribourg/Freiburg 55-Y / ...
  2. Take the line 1 train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Bern Europaplatz 1

$47 - $81

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Bern 56.4 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Montreux to Bern is to bus which costs SFr 6 - SFr 13 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreux to Bern is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreux to Bern. However, there are services departing from Montreux, rue du Marché and arriving at Bern via Montreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreux to Bern. However, there are services departing from Montreux and arriving at Bern via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Montreux and Bern is 70 km. The road distance is 90.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Bern without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Montreux to Bern, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Montreux to Bern is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 6 - SFr 13 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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  • Distance: 44 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Montreux to Bern via Lausanne in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montreux to Bern twice daily. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 50 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 Montreux to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Vevey to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Bern
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
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 Montreux to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Bern Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Montreux, Marché to Vevey, gare
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Montreux to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreux to Bern is 90 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Montreux to Bern.

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