Train Paris Montreux Timetables, journey times and prices for carefree travel

Do you love to be (well) prepared? We’re going to let you in on all our secrets, including train times, journey times and ticket prices.

Here’s everything you need to know to plan your trip to Montreux.

We offer a range of travel times to Montreux to suit your schedule

A charming city beside Lake Geneva, Montreux is the perfect destination for a family holiday or romantic getaway. 

And with TGV Lyria, it couldn’t be easier to get there.  

We’re sure you’ll find the perfect option from our 11 daily services.  

See all our timetables.

One cross-platform change, two routes to choose from

How can I get to Montreux from Paris?

  1. Head to Paris Gare de Lyon station
  2. Make yourself comfortable aboard a TGV Lyria Paris to Geneva or Paris to Lausanne service.
  3. Hop on one of three daily TER (regional train) services, which will get you to Montreux in just 1 hour.

Between Paris and Geneva, TGV Lyria calls at Bourg-en-Bresse, Nurieux and Bellegarde.

Between Paris and Lausanne, TGV Lyria calls at Dijon, Dole and Mouchard (depending on the train), as well as Frasne and Vallorbe.

So you'll get to see the changing landcape out of the train window. Keep your eyes peeled and enjoy the view.


What should I do in Montreux?

For many, Montreux is synonymous with the jazz festival held in the city every summer.

But Montreux has much more to offer throughout the year.

Between visits to Chillon Castle and Rochers-de-Naye mountain, not to mention the Maison Cailler chocolate museum, you won’t have time to get bored.

If you’re not sure where to start when visiting Montreux, just follow our guide! We’ve curated a list of our top spots in Montreux.

Our tips for rooting out the best price for your ticket from Paris to Montreux

Montreux is a great year-round destination, even if you’re on a budget. With prices as low as EUR 49, it would be a shame to miss out. 

Here are three tips to find the best prices:

Want to find out more? Then head over to our Tickets and Fares page.

Four great reasons to choose TGV Lyria for Paris to Montreux

For... high-speed travel between Paris and Montreux

No, you’re not dreaming. You’re already there. Yep, Paris is just 4 hrs 11 mins from Montreux.

The bonus is that you’ll get on at Paris Gare de Lyon, in the French capital’s 12th arrondissement, and make just one cross-platform change at Geneva or Lausanne station to arrive at Montreux station.

For...travelling while staying connected

Sitting comfortably in your seat and connected to the on-board Wi-Fi, take advantage of the journey to answer your e-mails, watch a film or surf the Internet.

For... travelling with complete peace of mind

We know that your time is precious, so we guarantee an unrivalled punctuality rate of 88%*.

*average of trains arriving within 15 minutes of schedule

For... travelling with a low carbon footprint

It’s well known that travelling by train is better for the planet. By choosing TGV Lyria, you are choosing first and foremost an environmentally-friendly mode of transport.

Frequently asked questions

  • How can I get to Montreux from Paris?

    To get to Montreux, you need to take the Paris–Lausanne or Paris–Geneva service departing from Paris Gare de Lyon station. You then need to get off at Geneva Cornavin station or at Lausanne to pick up your connection.

  • How many TGV Lyria services are there per day to Montreux?

    You can get to Montreux on any of the 13 daily services between Paris and Lausanne and Paris and Geneva by changing at either Lausanne or Geneva Cornavin station. This page displays the TGV Lyria train timetables in detail.

  • How long does the train journey from Paris to Montreux take?

    The total journey time from Paris to Montreux, including the connection, is under 5 hours. It takes 3 hours 11 minutes to get from Paris to Geneva and then around 1 hour for the TER (regional train) journey from Geneva to Montreux.

  • How much does a ticket cost?

    On the Paris–Lausanne or Paris-–Geneva services, you have a choice of three classes: BUSINESS 1ERE, STANDARD 1ERE and STANDARD. Single tickets in STANDARD class are available from TGV Lyria for EUR 49 all year round. Benefit from tickets starting from just EUR 29 by booking four months before your departure. This price does not include the cost of the TER ticket from Geneva/Lausanne to Montreux.

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