Munich to Zurich bus

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Cheap bus tickets and times from Munich to Zurich

Showing times and prices for May 31

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

6 h

Buses per day

3

Distance

242 km

Cheap bus tickets from Munich to Zurich start from $21 with an average ticket price of $26.

The fastest bus from Munich to Zurich takes 3h 50m in comparison to an average duration of 6h and covers a distance of 242 km.

3 buses leave Munich for Zurich every day with 2 travelling directly.

Cheapest
STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
04:45AM3h50
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
08:35AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
$211One-way
0 transfers
2nd Cheapest
FlixBus
01:20PM4h50
Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB)
06:10PMZurich
$221One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
06:00PM4h00
Munich
10:00PMZurich
$261One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
12:10PM3h40
Munich
03:50PMZurich
$291One-way
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar
03:10AM3h30
Munich
06:40AMZurich
$341One-way
0 transfers

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The bus arrived on time at the station and the staff immediately helped to load the luggage. The price for the journey was very reasonable, which is typical for FlixBus. To keep busy during the journey, wifi access was available to passengers. There were also power sockets and air conditioning above each seat. There were no toilets on the bus. Hygiene is okay, but could be better.
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Facilities: There is no wifi, but 2 sockets at each seat. Comfort: Adjustable seats, bus always very noisy, no catering facilities. Service: Mass handling, reservations not always kept, information spongy Cleanliness: Very small toilet (not recommended), hygiene was ok Journey: Changing trains was not necessary, punctuality questionable (constant delays) Price: depends, in my case it was very expensive

Overview: Bus from Munich to Zurich

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$43 (€37)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 10 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersRedCoach, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Infobus, FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn, Ourbus or Student Agency

Buses from Munich to Zurich cover the 149 miles (241 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like RedCoach, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Infobus, FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn, Ourbus or Student Agency. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $17 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $43 (€37).

Bus companies: RedCoach, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And BlaBlaCar from Munich to Zurich

For as little as $18 (€16) you can travel by bus between Munich and Zurich with RedCoach, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. And BlaBlaCar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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.

Munich to Zurich bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 50 min
  • Cheapest Price: $35
  • FlixBus frequency: 9 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Munich to Zurich

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Munich to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

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.

FAQs: Bus from Munich to Zurich

FAQs: Take the bus from Munich to Zurich with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Munich to Zurich.
FAQs
Cheap bus tickets from Munich to Zurich can start from as little as $17 (€15) when you book in advance. The average bus ticket price for Munich to Zurich is $43 (€37); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The bus time from Munich to Zurich is on average 3 h 50 min   for the 149 mile (241 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Munich and Zurich by bus can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first bus from Munich to Zurich leaves at 5: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last bus from Munich to Zurich leaves at 10: 55 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Munich to Zurich without having to change trains with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn or Student Agency. There are 10 direct buses from Munich to Zurich each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Munich to Zurich bus to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with RedCoach, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Infobus, FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn, Ourbus or Student Agency. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services from Munich to Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.
A trip to Zurich from Munich is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 50 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Munich to Zurich by bus is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Zurich from Munich including taking a bus, train or flight.

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