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The cheapest trains

from Zurich
to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$23

Average

$82

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 $ 82 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

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07:02Zürich HB4h57 11:59Munich Hbf
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$231One-way
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13:02Zürich HB4h44 17:46Munich Hbf
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$461One-way
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19:37Zürich HB5h56 01:33Munich Hbf
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$531One-way
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19:37Zürich HB5h56 01:33Munich Hbf
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$671One-way
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18:02Zürich HB4h57 22:59Munich Hbf
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$691One-way

Train Times

Zurich to Munich

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07:02Zürich HB4h57 11:59Munich Hbf
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08:40Zürich HB5h35 14:15Munich
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13:02Zürich HB4h44 17:46Munich Hbf
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16:37Zürich HB5h38 22:15Munich Hbf
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16:37Zürich HB5h38 22:15Munich Hbf
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16:40Zürich HB5h35 22:15Munich Hbf
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16:40Zürich HB6h01 22:41Munich Hbf
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16:40Zürich HB5h47 22:27Munich Hbf
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17:09Zürich HB5h32 22:41Munich Hbf
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18:02Zürich HB4h57 22:59Munich Hbf
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19:37Zürich HB5h56 01:33Munich Hbf
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19:37Zürich HB5h56 01:33Munich Hbf
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20:09Zürich HB9h48 05:57Munich Hbf
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22:05Zürich HB10h12 08:17Munich Hbf
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23:07Zürich HB10h35 09:42Munich Hbf
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23:07Zürich HB10h06 09:13Munich Hbf
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Germanwings
Sun
Sep 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Eurolines Switzerland
$204Air France
Mon
Sep 23
$42Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
Sep 26
$30Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$93Eurowings
Fri
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Sat
Sep 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Deutsche Bahn
$220tab
Sun
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Germanwings
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23Deutsche Bahn
$81Germanwings
Wed
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Thu
Oct 3
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
Sat
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$195Swiss
Sun
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$93Eurowings
Mon
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Tue
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Wed
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$21Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
Oct 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings
Fri
Oct 11
$35Deutsche Bahn
$18Eurolines Switzerland
$81Eurowings

The fastest trains

from Zurich
to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

6 h 41 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

242 km

Of the 16 train that leave Zurich for Munich 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 6 h 41 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 44 m .

The slowest train will take 10 h 35 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.

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13:02Zürich HB4h44 17:46Munich Hbf
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$461One-way
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07:02Zürich HB4h57 11:59Munich Hbf
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$231One-way
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18:02Zürich HB4h57 22:59Munich Hbf
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$691One-way
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17:09Zürich HB5h32 22:41Munich Hbf
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$921One-way
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16:40Zürich HB5h35 22:15Munich Hbf
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$1211One-way

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Journey Summary

Zurich to Munich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
6 hours 18 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $36
Trains depart from:Zurich
Trains arrive in:Munich
Distance:242 km
TrainTrain Companies:ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Zurich
Munich
TrainZürich HB

Amenities

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