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

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Train  •  23 min

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

$15 - $28

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Bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreux to Lausanne 16-Y

$13 - $19

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Ferry  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Montreux CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy 152-Y / ...

$23 - $35

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Montreux to Lausanne 18.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Lausanne 18.2 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Montreux to Lausanne 18.2 miles

$65 - $90

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Montreux to Lausanne is to train which costs SFr 14 - SFr 27 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montreux and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Montreux CGN and arriving at Lausanne-Ouchy. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montreux and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Montreux and Lausanne is 23 km. The road distance is 29.1 km.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Lausanne without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs SFr 14 - SFr 27.

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The train from Montreux to Lausanne takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Montreux to Lausanne.
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  • Distance: 14.5 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Montreux to Lausanne every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $28 and the journey takes 23 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Montreux to Lausanne twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h 9 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
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 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Ferry operators
CGN
Phone
+41 (0)900 929 929
Email
info@cgn.ch
Website
cgn.ch
Ferry from Montreux CGN to Lausanne-Ouchy
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
cgn.ch
Other operators
Uber Lausanne
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Montreux to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$65 - $90
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uber.com
UberX
$65 - $90
Taxi from Montreux to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Taxi Services Sarl
Phone
+41 844 814 814
Website
taxiservices.ch
Allo Taxi
Phone
+41 800 907 907
Website
allotaxi.ch
SOS Taxis Lausanne
Phone
+41 800 214 214

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