There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Chillon Castle by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train via Fribourg/Freiburg  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey 57-Y / ...

$74 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Montreux K288

$15 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...

$81 - $143

Night train, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Spiez Eurocity
  2. Take the train from Zweisimmen to Montreux 120 / ...

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Chillon Castle 133.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly, train  •  4 h 7 min

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

$84 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Chillon Castle is to bus which costs SFr 14 - SFr 26 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Chillon Castle is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Chillon Castle. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Veytaux, château de Chillon via Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R and Montreux, Escaliers de la Gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Chillon Castle. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Veytaux-Chillon via Lausanne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Chillon Castle is 163 km. The road distance is 213.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Chillon Castle without a car is to train which takes 3 h 6 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Zürich to Chillon Castle, including transfers.

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Zürich to Chillon Castle bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Chillon Castle.
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  • Distance: 101.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Chillon Castle, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zürich to Chillon Castle via Fribourg/Freiburg, Vevey, Vevey, gare, and Veytaux, château de Chillon in around 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Chillon Castle twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h.

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
45 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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules 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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Montreux
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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