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Travel from Milan to Montreux by train in 4 hours 46 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Milan to Montreux by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Milan to Montreux by train is 6 hours 51 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 4 hours 46 minutes. Around 22 trains per day travel the 128 miles (207 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Montreux. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling on a Trenitalia service for all or at least part of your journey to Montreux.

Book train tickets from Milan to Montreux in advance instead of buying them on the day and you'll snap up the cheapest fares. You can check prices from Milan to Montreux in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Milan to Montreux by train

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Journey time

From 4h 46m


128 miles (207 km)


22 trains per day


1 change

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Milan to Montreux train times

Check out the next trains departing from Milan to Montreux for Tuesday 25th June 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:10 16:10 8h 0m, 2 changes
08:43 15:41 6h 58m, 3 changes
09:43 16:41 6h 58m, 4 changes
09:43 17:10 7h 27m, 3 changes
11:19 17:16 5h 57m, 3 changes
13:00 17:47 4h 47m, 2 changes
13:15 18:47 5h 32m, 3 changes
13:35 19:41 6h 6m, 1 change
14:25 20:16 5h 51m, 3 changes
15:35 21:39 6h 4m, 1 change

Trenitalia trains from Milan to Montreux

You can travel from Milan to Montreux on Trenitalia trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Trenitalia Eurocity classes from Milan to Montreux

Compare the different travel classes offered by Trenitalia Eurocity when travelling from Milan to Montreux.

Onboard services on Trenitalia Eurocity

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Milan to Montreux.

  • You can take your bags on board Trenitalia's Eurocity trains free of charge.
  • In most cases, there are no luggage size limits – you can even travel with musical instruments and sports equipment. You’ll just need to make sure that your luggage is compatible with the space available on board.
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  • You’ll find a Bar-Bistrò on Eurocity trains that are travelling between Italy, Switzerland and Germany.
  • A minibar trolley service is also available – you can choose from a wide range of snacks and drinks.

Free WiFi is available on Eurocity Giruno trains.

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Children under 4 can travel for free if they're accompanied by an adult and don't occupy a seat.


Not all Eurocity trains allow you to take your bike on board – you’ll need to check in advance if you can travel with your bike. If that’s the case, you’ll need to buy a ticket and book your bike space before departure at the ticket office.


Guide and assistance dogs can travel for free and don't need a ticket.

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All of Trenitalia’s Eurocity trains offer dedicated spaces to passengers with disabilities.


A quiet area (or Area Silenzio) is available on all Eurocity Giruno trains.

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Montreux

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Milan to Montreux by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Milan to Montreux? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Milan to Montreux take?

The average journey time by train between Milan and Montreux is 6 hours and 51 minutes, with around 22 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Milan and Montreux by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Milan to Montreux is 4 hours and 46 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Milan to Montreux?

No, there are no direct train services from Milan to Montreux. Travelling from Milan to Montreux by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Milan to Montreux leave?

The first train from Milan to Montreux leaves at 06:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Milan to Montreux leave?

The last train from Milan to Montreux leaves at 23:49. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Milan and Montreux by train?

Trains travelling from Milan to Montreux cover a distance of around 128 miles (207 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Montreux to Milan.

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