The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Munich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 7 m
5 h 35 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Zurich to Munich without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||149 miles (241 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$102 (€89)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight, Sylter Verkehrsgesellschaft, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB|
Trains from Zurich to Munich cover the 149 miles (241 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Euro City (EC), EuroNight, Sylter Verkehrsgesellschaft, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $92 (€80), but the average price of train tickets is $102 (€89). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in München Hbf.
Find the best trains from Zurich to Munich with Omio's travel partners ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn from $92 (€80). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Munich from Zurich. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Flughafen and Zürich Stadelhofen. When arriving in Munich, you can end your trip in train stations like München Hbf, München Flughafen Terminal and München Ost.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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