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Timetable Munich to Zurich

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08:05AMMünchen, ZOB4h50 12:55PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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11:10AMMunich3h40 02:50PMZurich
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12:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h50 03:50PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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02:30PMMunich3h00 05:30PMZurich
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02:50PMMünchen, ZOB4h50 07:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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04:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h50 07:50PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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06:20PMMünchen, ZOB4h50 11:10PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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The fastest buses from Munich to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

3 h

Average

4 h 7 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

242 km

Of the 7 buses that leave Munich for Zurich every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 242 km distance in an average of 4 h 7 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 50 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

02:30PMMunich3h00 05:30PMZurich
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$141One-way
11:10AMMunich3h40 02:50PMZurich
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$171One-way
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12:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h50 03:50PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$181One-way
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04:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h50 07:50PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$181One-way
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02:50PMMünchen, ZOB4h50 07:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$181One-way

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Thu
Jun 17
$39Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
$474Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Jun 18
$35Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$541Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 19
$36Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$541Lufthansa
Sun
Jun 20
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$422Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jun 21
$35Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$422Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jun 22
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$384Swiss
Wed
Jun 23
$35Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$422Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 24
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
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Fri
Jun 25
$27Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$384Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Jun 26
$28Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$384Swiss
Sun
Jun 27
$19Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$384Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jun 28
$27Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$384tab
Tue
Jun 29
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
$384Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 30
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
$384Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jul 1
$19Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
$332Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Jul 2
$27Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$332tab
Sat
Jul 3
$27Deutsche Bahn
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$332Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jul 4
$27Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$332Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jul 5
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Tue
Jul 6
$27Deutsche Bahn
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$272Lufthansa Cityline

The cheapest buses from Munich to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jun 17

Cheapest

$14

Average

$17

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Munich to Zurich will cost around $ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 14.

02:30PMMunich3h00 05:30PMZurich
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$141One-way
11:10AMMunich3h40 02:50PMZurich
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$171One-way
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12:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h50 03:50PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$181One-way
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02:50PMMünchen, ZOB4h50 07:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$181One-way
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06:20PMMünchen, ZOB4h50 11:10PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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$181One-way

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Journey Summary

Munich to Zurich Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
4 hours 26 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $19
Buses depart from:Munich
Bus arrives in:Zurich
Distance:242 km
Bus Companies:Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Travel with Student Agency, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn between Munich and Zurich

You can travel by bus between Munich and Zurich with Student Agency, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $20 (€16). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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RegioJet is the leading bus company in the Czech Republic. Choose from the following ticket fare options for your next bus between Munich and Zurich: Low Cost, Standard, Fun & Relax, Relax and Business.

Enjoy a smooth and easy route from Munich to Zurich with Student Agency! As an official travel partner of Student Agency, Omio can help you search current bus schedules and timetables from Student Agency, compare the best routes between Munich and Zurich as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Student Agency Munich to Zurich bus ticket available today. If you search for Student Agency tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the bus station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way bus between Munich and Zurich on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 149 miles (241 km) trip between Munich and Zurich with ease and comfort on a bus with Student Agency.

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 are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Munich, Germany by bus?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/14/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Zurich from Munich as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return bus to Munich, Germany from Zurich is: Restricted.

Is my return bus into Munich from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Munich from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap buses from Munich to 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.
How much is the bus from Munich to Zurich on average?
The Munich to Zurich bus ticket price is on average $22 (€17)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Munich to Zurich by bus?
The bus distance from Munich to Zurich is around 149 miles (241 km).
What is the Munich to Zurich bus travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 149 miles (241 km) from Munich to Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Munich to Zurich bus journey time is on average 3 h 50 min.
Which bus station from Munich to Zurich do I depart from? Which Zurich bus station from Munich do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Munich, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including München, ZOB, München, ZOB and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. When you arrive in Zurich, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from München Hbf   to Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Where is the departure bus station in Munich located? Where is the arrival bus station in Zurich located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called München Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Munich.

The most popular arrival bus station, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Zurich.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Munich to Zurich?
When taking a bus from Munich to Zurich, you can count on Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn, RegioJet, Bla Bla Car, Eurolines France, 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.
Are there any nonstop bus services from Munich to Zurich?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Munich to Zurich on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Munich to Zurich? What time is the last bus from Munich to Zurich?
You can take the first bus from Munich to Zurich at 6: 05 AM. The last bus from Munich to Zurich that you can take departs at 4: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Munich to Zurich schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
When should I buy the Munich to Zurich bus for the best deals on tickets?
If you book the Munich to Zurich bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $22 (€17). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Munich and Zurich. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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