Trains from Munich to Zurich

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The cheapest trains

from Munich
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

$65

Average

$97

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 $ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 65.

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21:47Munich Hbf9h0806:55Zürich HB
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$651One-way
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08:47Munich Hbf5h3614:23Zürich HB
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$651One-way
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20:19Munich Hbf10h0606:25Zürich HB
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$651One-way
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03:21Munich Hbf5h3408:55Zürich HB
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$711One-way
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03:21Munich Hbf5h0408:25Zürich HB
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$711One-way

Train Times

Munich to Zurich

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00:01Munich Hbf7h2507:26Zürich HB
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03:21Munich Hbf6h3910:00Zürich HB
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03:21Munich Hbf5h3408:55Zürich HB
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03:21Munich Hbf5h0408:25Zürich HB
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08:47Munich Hbf5h3614:23Zürich HB
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09:43Munich5h3715:20Zürich HB
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11:43Munich5h3717:20Zürich HB
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19:35Munich Hbf10h5006:25Zürich HB
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20:19Munich Hbf10h0606:25Zürich HB
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21:00Munich Hbf9h5506:55Zürich HB
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21:47Munich Hbf9h0806:55Zürich HB
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Tue
Jul 23
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
$21Flixbus
$82eagle atlantic airlines
Wed
Jul 24
$47Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82Germanwings
Thu
Jul 25
$47Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82Germanwings
Fri
Jul 26
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$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82Germanwings
Sat
Jul 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$210Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$268Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jul 29
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$94Germanwings
Tue
Jul 30
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$21Flixbus
$82Germanwings
Wed
Jul 31
$47Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82Germanwings
Thu
Aug 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82eagle atlantic airlines
Fri
Aug 2
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$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Aug 3
$41Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$153Germanwings
Sun
Aug 4
$47Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$235Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Mon
Aug 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82eagle atlantic airlines
Tue
Aug 6
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$21Flixbus
$82Germanwings
Wed
Aug 7
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82Eurowings
Thu
Aug 8
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$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82eagle atlantic airlines
Fri
Aug 9
$82Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$94eagle atlantic airlines
Sat
Aug 10
$41Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$254Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Aug 11
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$21Flixbus
$191Air France
Mon
Aug 12
$53Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$82Germanwings

The fastest trains

from Munich
to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

5h 4m

Average

7h 24m

Trains per day

11

Distance

242 km

It's difficult to get from Munich to Zurich without changing at least 1 times.

Fastest
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03:21Munich Hbf5h0408:25Zürich HB
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$711One-way
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03:21Munich Hbf5h3408:55Zürich HB
3 changes
$711One-way
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08:47Munich Hbf5h3614:23Zürich HB
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$651One-way
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09:43Munich5h3715:20Zürich HB
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$1351One-way
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11:43Munich5h3717:20Zürich HB
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$1351One-way

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Journey Summary

Munich to Zurich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours
Train Ticket Price: $43
Trains depart from:Munich
Trains arrive in:Zurich
Distance:242 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn with connection, 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.

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Best fares for trains from Munich to Zurich

This Weekend
This month
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Sat, Jul 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn
15:345h 46m21:20
MunichZurich
Fastest Trains from Munich to Zurich
Sun, Jul 28
Train
Deutsche Bahn
06:475h 36m12:23
MunichZurich
Sun, Aug 4
Train
Deutsche Bahn
06:475h 36m12:23
MunichZurich
Mon, Aug 5
Train
Deutsche Bahn
06:475h 36m12:23
MunichZurich
Return Train Tickets for Zurich to Munich
Thu, Jul 25
Train
Deutsche Bahn
18:379h 20m03:57
ZurichMunich
Fri, Jul 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn
16:375h 55m22:32
ZurichMunich
Sat, Jul 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn
14:374h 35m19:12
ZurichMunich

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Munich
Zurich
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Amenities

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8
Bus lines 58
Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
TrainMünchen Ost

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