Guide to the Golden Pass Train Lucerne to Montreux

We have talked before about iconic and scenic train routes in Europe. Switzerland lays claim to some of the most scenic train routes, not just in Europe, but the world.

One of the most picturesque and popular of those routes is the Golden Pass Line from Lucerne to Montreux.

The Golden Pass Train Route

The Golden Pass Train Route is not one train journey but made up of three separate train legs: -Lucerne to Interlaken -Interlaken to Zweisimmen -Zweisimmen to Montreux

Zweisimmen and Montreux

Which is the leg operated by Golden Pass, you have a choice of Panoramic or Classic cars. The Panoramic cars are modern, comfortable and better suited to sightseeing.

Lucerne to Interlaken Ost

The Lucerne to Interlaken Ost service is on the brand new panoramic Interlaken Express.

Interlaken Ost to Zweisimmen

The Interlaken Ost to Zweisimmen is on the BLS RegioExpress.

Golden Pass Theme Trains Chocolate Train and Cheese Train

Take a Golden Pass themed train journey with MOB and discover the secrets of Switzerland’s most famous culinary traditions – chocolate and cheese.

How Long is the Golden Pass Train Ride

Travel time for each train leg is approx: -Lucerne to Interlaken –  A little under 2 hrs -Interlaken to Zweisimmen –  less than 1.5hrs -Zweisimmen to Montreux – 2 hrs

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