Zurich to Montreux by train

  • First train
    05:19
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 32m
  • Distance
    162 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 10m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Zurich to Montreux by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Montreux take around 2 hours and 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 162 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Montreux.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Montreux?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Zurich to Montreux every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Zurich to Montreux train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Montreux is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:19 and the last train is around 00:02. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Zurich to Montreux 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 Zurich to Montreux by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Montreux?

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

  • Eurocity
  • Inter City
  • Inter Regio
  • InterCity
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • S Bahn
  • 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.