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Bus Information between Munich and Zurich

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€18)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Expressbus Swiss or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Munich to Zurich cover the 149 miles (241 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Expressbus Swiss or Eurolines Germany. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Bus companies

Travel with Student Agency, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Zurich

Find the best buses between Munich and Zurich with Omio's travel partners Student Agency, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn from $20 (€16). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Munich to Zurich and when traveling by bus:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Buses from Munich to Zurich

    Buses in Europe are a convenient way to travel both domestically and internationally. There are a number of bus companies to choose from when traveling from Munich to Zurich. The main bus companies include Polskibus and Flixbus. With such a wide variety of operators servicing this route, buses from Munich to Zurich are frequent throughout the day, running from very early in the morning until late in the evening. Flixbus operates an average of thirteen direct buses per day, with the quickest journey time being just over 3½ hours.

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    Munich to Zurich Bus Cost

    Average prices for buses from Munich to Zurich when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €29

    1 Day in Advance

    €26

    1 Week in Advance

    €26

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €20

    1 Month in Advance

    €18

    3 Months in Advance

    €18

    Munich to Zurich Buses: General Information


    While taking a bus is slower than flying or taking the train, it is significantly cheaper and can take as little as 3 hours and 45 minutes to arrive in Zurich.

    • autobus Most Munich to Zurich buses are run by Flixbus and Polskibus.
    • autobus Most buses are direct, depart from München ZOB Hackerbruecke and arrive at Zurich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
    • autobus Traveling from Munich to Zurich by bus takes as little as 3 hours and 45 minutes.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Munich to Zurich bus ticket a day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above illustrates, ticket prices on Munich to Zurich buses decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 10% cheaper to book an Munich to Zurich bus ticket a day in advance as opposed to pruchasing a ticket at the station.
    • Munich to Zurich bus tickets are 38% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a bus ticket the day of.

    Taking the Bus from Munich

    The central bus station in Munich is the main departure point for buses to Zurich. This strikingly modern, 7-story bus terminus is highly accessible by public transport. The city's main railway station is just a short distance away on foot, while the U6 underground line connects the bus station to the city center.

    Getting into Zurich by Bus

    The largest city in Switzerland, Zurich blends modern business and contemporary culture with a beautifully historic city center. The ancient buildings and quaint churches in the heart of Zurich blend seamlessly with the hip establishments which make up the city's emerging nightlife scene. The main bus station in Zurich is conveniently situated in the center of the city, making onward travel pleasingly straightforward. The city's main railway station is just a short walk away. Additionally, Zurich's efficient local network of tram and bus services link the bus station with many of the city's main attractions.

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    FAQs
    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus to Zurich from Munich?

    Travel between Munich, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Munich?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Munich and Zurich before traveling.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

    Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Munich from Zurich?

    Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Munich from Zurich.

    How much do cheap buses between Munich and Zurich cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Munich to Zurich to cost as little as $20 (€16)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus to Zurich from Munich?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $22 (€18)  for a bus ticket from Munich to Zurich.
    How far is it from Munich to Zurich by bus?
    The distance to Zurich from Munich by bus is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
    What is the Munich to Zurich bus travel time?
    On average the Munich to Zurich bus travel time is 3 h 50 min  for the 149 miles (241 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Munich to Zurich depart from? Which Zurich bus station do I come into from Munich?

    Some of the Munich bus stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Zurich include Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf   and arriving in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

    Where is the Munich bus station located? Where is the Zurich bus station located?

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Munich.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Zurich.

    Which bus providers can get me from Munich to Zurich?
    When taking a bus from Munich to Zurich, you can count on Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Switzerland, Eurolines France, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Expressbus Swiss or Eurolines Germany for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Munich to Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Can I book a direct bus from Munich to Zurich?
    If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with BlaBlaCar or STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    What time is the earliest bus from Munich to Zurich? What time is the last bus from Munich to Zurich?
    The earliest bus for this trip departs from Munich at 5: 10 AM. The last bus leaves from Munich at 6: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Munich to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I purchase bus tickets to Zurich from Munich for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets between Munich and Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€18) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Munich to Zurich a few months in advance.