Trains from Zurich to Munich

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The cheapest Trains

from Zurich
to Munich

Cheapest

$52

Average

$85

Showing times and prices for May 21

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 Zurich to Munich will cost around $ 85 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

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20:37Zürich HB9h 20m 05:57Munich Hbf
$52
1One-way
$521One-way
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05:07Zürich HB6h 5m 11:12Munich Hbf
$58
1One-way
$581One-way
2nd cheapest
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16:37Zürich HB5h 38m 22:15Munich Hbf
$58
1One-way
$581One-way
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19:37Zürich HB10h 25m 06:02Munich Hbf
$64
1One-way
$641One-way
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07:02Zürich HB4h 47m 11:49Munich Hbf
$70
1One-way
$701One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Tue
May 21
$52Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Wed
May 22
$46Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
May 23
$46Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Fri
May 24
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$16Eurolines Switzerland
$93Tuifly
Sat
May 25
$41Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Sun
May 26
$29Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Mon
May 27
$46Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Tue
May 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Wed
May 29
$46Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
May 30
$46Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Fri
May 31
$38Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Sat
Jun 1
$46Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Sun
Jun 2
$46Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Mon
Jun 3
$46Deutsche Bahn
$16RegioJet
$81Eurowings
Tue
Jun 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Wed
Jun 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
Jun 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Fri
Jun 7
$46Deutsche Bahn with connection
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Sat
Jun 8
$46Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
$154Swiss
Sun
Jun 9
$29Deutsche Bahn
$16Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
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Journey Summary

Zurich to Munich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
7 hours 31 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $41
Trains depart from:Zurich
Trains arrive in:Munich
Distance:242 Kms
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn

Quick Guide: Trains from Zurich to Munich

Average Price: €68
Trains per day: ~30
Transfers: Direct, Multiple
Average Time: 5:04
Fastest Route: 4:19
Slowest Route: 10:20


Trains from Zurich to Munich

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. A timetable of high-speed German Deutsche Bahn trains from Zurich to Munich run seven days a week. There are 13 direct Zurich to Munich train departures a day from around 6:15 a.m., until about 7:15 p.m., with a journey time of just under 4 hours. Most of these Zurich to Munich trains terminate at Munich Hauptbahnhof. There are also frequent daily departures with longer journey times, which involve transfers at Winterthur, Schaffhausen, and Ulm stations.

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Zurich to Munich Train Cost

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

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€93

1 Day in Advance

€85

1 Week in Advance

€78

2 Weeks in Advance

€70

1 Month in Advance

€40

3 Months in Advance

€40

Zurich to Munich Trains: General Information


Deutsche Bahn train ticket prices change frequently so there are no firm rules for finding the best prices. Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Zurich to Munich train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.


  • autobus All Zurich to Munich trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Most Zurich to Munich trains are direct, depart from Zurich Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Zurich to Munich train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 38 minutes to arrive in Munich.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zurich to Munich 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 Zurich to Munich trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 8% cheaper to book a Zurich to Munich train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Zurich to Munich train costs are 16% cheaper when booked 1 week in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.
  • Finally, Zurich to Munich train costs are 57% cheaper when booked a month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day you intend to travel.

Taking the Train from Zurich

Trains for Munich depart from Zurich Hauptbahnhof, a busy, centrally located station. Zurich Hbf is well linked to the city by an extensive public transport network of S-Bahn trains, city and Swiss Post Auto buses, cable cars, ferries, regional trains, and trams, all of which enjoy an efficient integrated ticketing system. Night buses operate on Friday and Saturday nights and a taxi rank is located outside the station.

Getting into Munich by Train

Munich combines an almost Mediterranean climate with a snowy Alpine skyline. Although much of the city was destroyed during the Second World War, many of its former buildings have been restored to their former historic Gothic footprint. With pleasant walks along the River Isar and wide boulevards to explore, Munich has a charming al-fresco atmosphere during summer days, followed by a vibrant nightlife of theater, galleries, and typically German beer halls. Trains arrive at either Munich Hauptbahnhof or Munich Hackerbrücke. Both stations are located close together in the city center, near Marienplatz. The city has a wide network of public transport made up of U and S-Bahn trains, Metro Buses and many tram lines. Trams and buses run 24-hours a day and taxis are available at both train stations.

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Best fares for trains from Zurich to Munich

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05:024h 47m09:49
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11:024h 44m15:46
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16:024h 46m20:48
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Return Train Tickets for Munich to Zurich
Wed, May 22
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19:519h 4m04:55
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Thu, May 23
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01:245h 59m07:23
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Fri, May 24
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01:245h 59m07:23
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