Munich to Zurich bus

Cheap bus tickets from Munich to Zurich

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16

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16

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.

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02:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 05:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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06:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 09:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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08:00AMMünchen, ZOB3h40 11:40AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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12:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 03:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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Bus schedule from Munich to Zurich

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08:00AMMünchen, ZOB3h40 11:40AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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12:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 03:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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02:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 05:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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06:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 09:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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Bus times from Munich to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

3 h 40 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

242 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Munich for Zurich every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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02:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 05:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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161One-way
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06:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 09:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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161One-way
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08:00AMMünchen, ZOB3h40 11:40AMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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12:00PMMünchen, ZOB3h40 03:40PMZürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai
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Overview: Bus from Munich to Zurich

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€15)
frequencyBus frequency10 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 10 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersDeutsche Bahn, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Pinkbus or RegioJet

Buses from Munich to Zurich cover the 149 miles (241 km) long route taking on average 3 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Pinkbus or RegioJet. Normally, there are 10 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€15), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $10 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

Bus companies: Deutsche Bahn, Student Agency and FlixBus from Munich to Zurich

You can travel by bus from Munich to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn, Student Agency and FlixBus for as low as $10 (€9). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn
Student Agency
FlixBus

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus from Munich to Zurich. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.

    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.

    One of the best ways to travel to Zurich from Munich is by taking a bus with Student Agency. Omio helps you find the ideal Student Agency bus between Munich and Zurich by showing you Student Agency current bus schedules and timetables, the bus tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Munich to Zurich journey. You can expect to travel 149 miles (241 km) between Munich and Zurich on a bus with Student Agency. If you are using the Omio app to search for buses between Munich and Zurich, you can check straight away if the Student Agency ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the bus station. Once you’ve found that perfect bus, book your Student Agency bus ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip from Munich to Zurich!

    Munich to Zurich bus information with Student Agency:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 50 min
    • Student Agency frequency: 1 a day

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    Munich to Zurich bus information with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 30 min
    • FlixBus frequency: 9 a day

    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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Zurich from Munich

    Take the bus to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Munich to Zurich.
    FAQs

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

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

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 6/25/22. 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.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Zurich to Munich is: Fully open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    Last checked on 6/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Munich from Zurich here.

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Zurich buses for as little as $10 (€9)  in the next 7 days.
    The bus price to Zurich from Munich is on average $17 (€15)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    The distance between Munich and Zurich by bus is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
    The bus time between Munich and Zurich is on average 3 h 40 min  for the 149 miles (241 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Munich and Zurich by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    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, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai), Zürich and Zurich, Hauptbahnhof.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf   and arriving in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from München Hbf and travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the bus station to the city center in Zurich.

    If you're looking for buses from Munich to Zurich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurolines France, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Pinkbus or RegioJet to get you to Zurich. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Munich to Zurich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 10 direct buses between Munich and Zurich per day with BlaBlaCar or Pinkbus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    On average, there are 10 buses a day from Munich to Zurich. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus for this route departs from Munich at 6: 00 AM. The last bus leaves from Munich at 4: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Munich to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Munich to Zurich is on average $17 (€15) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets from Munich to Zurich available a few months in advance.

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