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GETTING TO MONTREUX
A summary of the transportation means available is available here.
All major European and national trains converge to the Montreux Riviera region, connected with every half hour throughout Switzerland.
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)
The ICE connect Hamburg, Berlin and Frankfurt to Basel (Basel – Montreux -> 2h36).
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).
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.
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.
MXSKY / MXFAMILY – Parking Place du Marché / Forum
Runners benefit from free parking on Saturday from 8am by presenting their race number at the info point under the cover of the Market Square where they will be given a parking ticket. Places are limited to the capacity of the car park.
It is of course possible to find other (paying) car parks in Montreux and the surrounding area: www.cartoriviera.ch/parkings
MXTREME – Montreux and Bex
Only runners who have previously registered for the Montreux -> Bex shuttle on Friday evening or Saturday morning can leave their car for free at the Saussaz car park (Montreux, Route de la Saussaz 7), from Friday 4 pm. A badge will be given to you.
Bex: free parking is available for all runners and accompanying persons from Friday 3pm (Rue de la Servanne 2).
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.
1 hour from Montreux (direct trains leaving every 30 minutes, bus, car, car transfers or private limousines) Geneva – Montreux road on Lake Geneva, beautiful panorama and magnificent views
2½ hours from Montreux (by train or by road)
3 hours from Montreux (by train or by road)
2h from Montreux (by train or by road).
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