There are 9 ways to get from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main by car, train, bus or plane

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Drive, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$99 - $154

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Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreux to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 222

$32 - $53

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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$135 - $236

Train Trenitalia Eurocity  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Zweisimmen 120 / ...
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ec

$89 - $127

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main 319.9 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA

$114 - $323

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$154 - $417

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA

$181 - $432

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Frankfurt (FRA) MXP - FRA

$166 - $385

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Montreux, rue du Marché and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Montreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Montreux and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Lausanne, Bern and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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The distance between Montreux and Frankfurt am Main is 430 km. The road distance is 511.9 km.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Montreux to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Montreux station.

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

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The best way to get from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 6 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Montreux to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Map of how to get from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 268.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Montreux, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main via Lausanne, Bern, and Basel SBB in around 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main 5 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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 Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Spiez to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Montreux to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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 Montreux to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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Montreux to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreux to Frankfurt am Main is 512 km. It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to drive from Montreux to Frankfurt am Main.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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