Maps & Transportation

Getting to Montreux, Leysin and Villars-sur-Ollon

By Plane

Geneva airport

1 hour from Montreux (direct trains leaving every 30 minutes, bus, car, car transfers or private limousines) Geneva – Montreux road on Lake Geneva, beautifull panorama and magnificent views

Zurich Airport

2½ hours from Montreux (by train or by road)

Basel Airport

3 hours from Montreux (by train or by road)

Bern Airport

2h from Montreux (by train or by road). For Villars and Leysin add 30 minutes to your trip.

By Train

All major European and national trains converge to the Montreux Riviera region, connected with every half hour throughout Switzerland.

TGV Lyria

The TGV Lyria connects many French cities to Switzerland specifically to Geneva and Lausanne.

Paris – Lausanne: 4 daily round trips. (Lausanne – Montreux -> 19 minutes)
Paris – Geneva: 8 daily round trips (Geneva – Montreux -> 1 hour)

ICE

The ICE connect Hamburg, Berlin and Frankfurt to Basel (Basel – Montreux -> 2h36).

EuroCity

The EuroCity trains connects Milan or Venice to Montreux in 3 hours.

Find all the schedules and fares on the website 24/24 www.cff.ch or by telephone at +41 900 300 300 (CHF 1.19 / min).

GoldenPass Line


Golden Pass Line
The GoldenPass Line is one of the most scenic routes of Switzerland. It links the Vaud Riviera to Lake Lucerne.

Montreux is connected to Leysin by SBB and from Aigle by rack railways.

It is also possible to travel by train from Bex to Villars.

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By Car

Situated in the heart of Europe, the Montreux Riviera region is easily accessible by car via the Swiss motorway network. It is crossed by the A1 motorway that connects Austria to France.
To arrive to Leysin and Villars, simply exit the A1 motorway at Aigle and then depending on your destination take one of the access roads (to go to Leysin take Col des Mosses, and to go to Villars take Col de la Croix).

Speed limits

City: 30 to 60 km / h (18-37 mph)
Out of town: 70 to 80 km / h (44-50 mph)
On Highway 100 to 120 km / h (62 to 75mph)
In Switzerland, the motorway tax sticker is necessary when taking the highway. Available at a price of CHF 40.00, it is valid until the 31st of January of the following year.

Getting around in Montreux

On foot

Montreux train station is located in the city center, just 10 minutes walk away from the old city and from the race arrival site (Market Square) and the lakeshore. It offers easy access to major cities in Switzerland and Europe.
For more information on routes and on timetables, visit http://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html.

Public transportation

One of the many advantages of Montreux is that everything is in walking distance, 15 minutes to walk across the center of Montreux.

Train - SBB

Montreux train station is located in the city center, just 10 minutes walk away from the old city and from the race arrival site (Market Square) and the lakeshore. It offers easy access to major cities in Switzerland and Europe.

For more information on routes and on timetables, visit www.sbb.ch/en/home.

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