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The cheapest trains

from Munich
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$35

Average

$80

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 Munich to Zurich will cost around $ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.

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07:14Munich Hbf4h44 11:58Zürich HB
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$351One-way
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03:24Munich Hbf5h59 09:23Zürich HB
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$421One-way
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03:24Munich Hbf6h36 10:00Zürich HB
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$421One-way
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03:24Munich Hbf5h59 09:23Zürich HB
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$421One-way
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23:00Munich Hbf10h23 09:23Zürich HB
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$461One-way

Train Times

Munich to Zurich

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00:01Munich Hbf7h25 07:26Zürich HB
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00:18Munich Hbf8h33 08:51Zürich HB
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03:24Munich Hbf5h59 09:23Zürich HB
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03:24Munich Hbf6h36 10:00Zürich HB
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03:24Munich Hbf5h59 09:23Zürich HB
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07:14Munich Hbf4h44 11:58Zürich HB
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09:43Munich5h37 15:20Zürich HB
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11:19Munich Hbf5h32 16:51Zürich HB
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12:14Munich Hbf4h44 16:58Zürich HB
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18:15Munich Hbf4h43 22:58Zürich HB
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18:20Munich Hbf4h38 22:58Zürich HB
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19:35Munich Hbf10h50 06:25Zürich HB
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21:00Munich Hbf9h55 06:55Zürich HB
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21:51Munich Hbf9h04 06:55Zürich HB
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22:20Munich Hbf10h03 08:23Zürich HB
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23:00Munich Hbf9h25 08:25Zürich HB
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23:00Munich Hbf10h23 09:23Zürich HB
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23:00Munich Hbf9h55 08:55Zürich HB
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23:42Munich Hbf9h39 09:21Zürich HB
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Prices across different modes

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Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Sun
Sep 22
$35Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Sep 23
$30Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
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Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Germanwings
Thu
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Fri
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Sat
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Sun
Sep 29
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$250Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$81Germanwings
Wed
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
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Thu
Oct 3
$30Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
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Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Sat
Oct 5
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$18Eurolines Switzerland
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Sun
Oct 6
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$81eagle atlantic airlines
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
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Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81eagle atlantic airlines
Wed
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
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Thu
Oct 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
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Fri
Oct 11
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$81Eurowings

The fastest trains

from Munich
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 38 m

Average

7 h 33 m

Trains per day

19

Distance

242 km

Of the 19 train that leave Munich for Zurich every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 242 km distance in an average of 7 h 33 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 38 m .

The slowest train will take 10 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.

Fastest
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18:20Munich Hbf4h38 22:58Zürich HB
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$921One-way
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18:15Munich Hbf4h43 22:58Zürich HB
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$691One-way
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07:14Munich Hbf4h44 11:58Zürich HB
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$351One-way
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12:14Munich Hbf4h44 16:58Zürich HB
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$691One-way
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11:19Munich Hbf5h32 16:51Zürich HB
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$921One-way

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Journey Summary

Munich to Zurich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours
Train Ticket Price: $35
Trains depart from:Munich
Trains arrive in:Zurich
Distance:242 km
TrainTrain Companies:ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Munich to Zurich

Trains in Europe are an effective way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. All trains traveling from Munich to Zurich are operated by Deutsche Bahn, with between 18-22 trains making the journey every day. Some Munich to Zurich trains are direct; however, most trains require between 2-4 transfers. Trains typically take between 4½ and 10½ hours to arrive in Zurich, depending on if a transfer is required. The first train of the day departs Munich at 3:24 a.m. while the last leaves at 12:01 a.m. All Munich to Zurich trains depart from München Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and arrive at Zürich Hauptbahnhof (main train station).

Munich to Zurich Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€81

1 Day in Advance

€72

1 Week in Advance

€58

2 Weeks in Advance

€53

1 Month in Advance

€48

3 Months in Advance

€48

Munich to Zurich Trains: General Information


Travelers in Europe can offset some of the cost of Munich to Zurich train tickets by planning ahead and booking tickets as far in advance as possible.

  • autobus All Munich to Zurich trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Some Munich to Zurich trains are direct; however, most journeys require between 2-4 transfers. All trains depart from München Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Zürich Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Munich to Zurich train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 20 minutes to arrive in Zurich.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Munich to Zurich train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




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

  • It is 11% cheaper on average to book a Munich to Zurich train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the train station.
  • Munich to Zurich train costs are 28% cheaper on average when booked 1 week in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.
  • Munich to Zurich train tickets are 41% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance of when you intend on traveling.

Taking the Train from Munich

Travelers wishing to make long distance journeys from Munich to Zurich should head for Munich's main railway station, München Hauptbahnhof, which is located at Bayerstraße in the city center. The station is served by several tram lines that stop in front of the main station entrance. There are also numerous S-Bahn, bus, and underground lines that serve the station, as well as taxi stands.

Getting into Zurich by Train

Trains from Munich to Zurich arrive at the city's main train station, Zürich Hauptbahnhof, which is centrally located near the old town on Bahnhofstrasse, making it a great starting point for exploring the architecture, museums, and sites of the city. The station is the main hub for the city's clean and efficient public transport system, which includes trams, buses and suburban trains (S-Bahn). The bus station is easy to locate just 100 meters north from the train station. The city is best explored on foot, but bus or tram stops are located approximately 300 meters apart. Buses run from 5:00 a.m. until about 12:30 a.m. and there are also night buses that run in 30-minute intervals on Friday and Saturday nights.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
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