How to Reach Montreux

How to reach Montreux


  • By Air: There are no direct flight to Montreux, as there is no airport in Montreux. The closest airport is Geneva, where a train to Montreux departs on the hour. The train journey to Montreux is less than an hour.
  • By Train: You can reach Montreux by train from any city in Switzerland. The most popular train routes are from Geneva and Lausanne.


  • By Bus: Montreux is well connected with the inter-city bus lines. All the must-see places to see in Montreux are accessible by bus. Ask your hotel for a bus map or you can pick one up at the station or a kiosk. Tickets can be bought at an automated vending machine.
  • By Train: Montreuxhas the Montreux-Oberland-Bernois or MOB line that operates from the 5th and 6th platform of the city’s main station. Panoramic trains too leave from this station.
  • By Car: Montreux has excellent public transport, making renting a car moot. If you’re still up for it, ask your hotel where the nearest car rental is, unless of course you’ve driven down to Montreux in a car.
  • By Taxi: If all else fails, hire a cab; they can be expensive though, so use them as a last resort.

Modes of Transportation in Montreux

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Montreux. The most preferred mode of transport in Montreux is Walking.

Average distance: 11.5 km Average time: 34.65 min

  • Walking 30%
    Walking 47.67 min Bus 6.67 min Driving 5 min Train 2.33 min Waiting 2.33 min Overall average time for 5.83 kms 64 min
  • Bike 20%
    Bike 34 min Overall average time for 13.25 kms 34 min
  • Car 30%
    Driving 21 min Overall average time for 18 kms 21 min
  • Train/Metro 20%
    Train 8.5 min Walking 3 min Waiting 0.25 min Overall average time for 8.5 kms 11.75 min
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