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Of the 10 bus that leave Zurich for Munich every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 242 km distance in an average of 3h 48m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 3h 43m .
The slowest bus will take 4h 25m 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.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Zurich to Munich will cost around $ 33 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
5 hours 44 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||$20|
|Buses depart from:||Zurich|
|Bus arrives in:||Munich|
|Bus Companies:||Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Eurolines France, RegioJet, Deutsche Bahn|
Passengers wishing to travel from Zurich to Munich by bus have several options to choose from on any given day. Although bus service on this route is generally always direct, the travel time can vary. The quickest ride takes around three hours and 45 minutes, while other rides may take over five hours. Passengers can select between buses leaving at all hours of the day, including very early morning buses and occasional overnight service.
Several bus companies provide service between Zurich and Munich. These include Eurolines.eu, Deutsche Bahn (DB) and FlixBus.
The shortest trip by bus from Zurich to Munich takes a little under four hours. However, the average times for a direct trip around five hours. The time for bus trips requiring a change depends on the location of the city where the passenger switches buses as well as the length of the stopover.
Passengers can choose between around 13 to over 20 buses traveling from Zurich to Munich on any given day, and most offer direct service. There are usually a number of very early and early morning buses, a few morning and early afternoon buses, several afternoon and early evening buses and a few late evening buses on any given day. Passengers can also occasionally book a bus that provides very late service as well.
Departure stations: Buses depart Zurich for Munich at several locations. Most bus service leaves from Bus-Parkplatz Sihlqual, which is located on Ausstellungsstrasse 15 very close to Zurich Main Train Station. DB buses depart directly from the Main Train Station itself, which is in the heart of the city center. The Main Train Station offers plenty of restaurants and shops to choose from as well as free WiFi.
Arrival station: All buses arrive at Munich's Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof (ZOB), the city's central bus terminal. ZOB is located in the district Maxvorstadt, which is a little over a mile from the city center. Passengers can easily take public transportation into town and the bus terminal has several shops, cafes, and restaurants at hand.