Oct 9, 2017 - 4:44 AM
in reply to monaGmona
To add a bit to my response to your question 2.
There are several ways of getting from Zurich to Montreux. The main ones are listed below in ascending order of travel time (which also coincides with decreasing order of scenic attractions). Approximate travel times in brackets.
Via Bern and Lausanne (2:40) No Golden Pass Line
Via Bern, Spiez and Zweisimmen (4:40) Pick up Golden Pass Line at Spiez
Via Luzern, Interlaken Ost, Spiez, Zweisimmen (6:10) Full Golden Pass Line between Luzern and Montreux