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Montreux to Lucerne by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m
  • Distance
    127 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Montreux to Lucerne by train

Fast trains from Montreux to Lucerne take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Montreux and Lucerne.

1. Are there direct trains from Montreux to Lucerne?

Journeys between Montreux and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Montreux to Lucerne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Montreux to Lucerne?

The Montreux to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Montreux to Lucerne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Montreux around 05:15 and the last train is around 20:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Montreux around 05:15, and the last at 20:47.

When to book Montreux to Lucerne train tickets?

Trains in Switzerland usually open for booking around 0 days in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Montreux to Lucerne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Montreux and Lucerne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Montreux to Lucerne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.