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Travel Information

Montreux is situated on the shores of the Lac Léman - Lake Geneva- in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, less than 40 km from Lausanne. Surrounded by mountains, protected from cold winds, and with palms and other exotic trees and plants lining its shores, Montreux is known as the "Pearl of the Swiss Riviera".

Access Routes and Links

By Air

Geneva is the nearest airport. Direct trains to Montreux depart every hour from the train station within the airport. Travel time is approximately one hour. Montreux can also be reached by train from Zürich International Airport in about 3 hours.

By Rail

Direct trains from Paris, Milan, Rome. Connections in Basel, Bern or Zürich with intercity lines from Germany, Benelux and Scandinavia via Lausanne.

By Road

Freeway, Montreux exit.

Swissair & CFF

  • See the WWW server of Swissair, the Swiss national carrier.
  • See the server of the SBB/CFF/FFS, the Swiss Federal Railways. Look at the schedule to reach Montreux by train from Geneve, Lausanne, or Zurich.

  • Currency

    The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc (CHF). See the

  • Money Abroad FAQ for more information on Swiss money (ATMs, Payement Cards, Credit Cards, ...)
  • exchange rates

  • More Information about Switzerland

  • Switzerland
  • CIA World Fact Book about Switzerland
  • WWW Servers in Switzerland

  • Your comments/suggestions to the maintainer.