Train journeys from France to Montreux
From France, reach Montreux in Switzerland from Gare de Lyon in Paris. TGV Lyria enables you to travel from Paris to Montreux in five hours!
Paris <> Montreux
Arrive at Montreux station with a direct platform-to-platform connection with the TGV Lyria between Paris and Lausanne, or with the TGV Lyria between Paris and Geneva.
Travelling between Paris and Montreux takes around 4 hours 50 minutes, with 13 services per day. The TGV journey is 3 hours 11 minutes, and the regional express (TER) takes around an hour.
Get into the groove this year at the 57th Montreux Jazz Festival!
And travelling there in a smart way couldn’t be easier!
- Book your journey using our exclusive discount code: VPLYMJF23
- Hop on board a TGV Lyria train from Paris to Lausanne
- Jump on an SBB train service heading to Montreux
- Soak up the atmosphere in the town and enjoy the concert line-up
- Head home safely, even if you’re out all night long, as Lionel Richie would say! *
* For more information about transport options during the festival: https://www.montreuxjazzfestival.com/en/festival/transports-accommodation/
The Montreux Jazz Festival in a nutshell
From 30 June to 15 July 2023, Montreux will be opening its doors to welcome you to the iconic Swiss music event – the Montreux Jazz Festival. Devised in 1967 by Claude Nobs, over the years the Montreux Jazz Festival has become a go-to event and a breeding ground for legendary tales and performances.
To give you a taste of what’s on offer, there’s Seal, Bob Dylan, Chris Isaak, Lionel Richie, Lil Nas X, Sam Smith, Sofiane Pamart and many more.
When to book your train ticket
To obtain your Paris-Montreux ticket at the best price, we recommend booking in advance. With TGV Lyria, if you reserve your ticket 6 months before departure, you could benefit from the lowest prices, from €29. In short - plan ahead!
If you are travelling as a family with children or teenagers, SNCF discount cards are available for young people. There are other beneficial fare options for those aged 60 years plus or for frequent weekend travellers.
Other solutions are available for booking your train ticket at the lowest fares.
How much does it cost to travel between Paris and Montreux?
With our range of services that has been designed for your satisfaction, you can now choose between 3 travel classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE or STANDARD. You will find the class of travel that suits you best according to your requirements, budget and travel dates.
TGV Lyria journeys from Paris
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