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from Geneva to Munich

You can get from Geneva to Munich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Geneva to Munich on Sep 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:15AMGeneva6h49 05:04PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$691One-way
Cheapest
07:15PMGeneva12h16 07:31AMMunich Hbf
7 changes
$331One-way
Other options
06:12AMGeneva6h53 01:05PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$691One-way
04:15PMGeneva6h49 11:04PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$691One-way
08:15AMGeneva6h49 03:04PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$871One-way

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Mon
Sep 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$382Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Sep 28
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$99Flixbus
$318Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$87BlaBlaCar Bus
$272Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 1
$33Deutsche Bahn
$61BlaBlaCar Bus
$270Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 2
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$271Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
$33Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$225Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$243Swiss
Tue
Oct 5
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$226Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Oct 7
$33Deutsche Bahn
$62BlaBlaCar Bus
$224Brussels Airlines
Fri
Oct 8
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$205Swiss
Sat
Oct 9
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$226Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 10
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$189Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 11
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 12
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Wed
Oct 13
$33Deutsche Bahn
$68Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Thu
Oct 14
$33Deutsche Bahn
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 15
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$184Brussels Airlines
Sat
Oct 16
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 17
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$152Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information to Munich from Geneva

distanceDistance287 miles (463 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $261
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $261 (€210) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 287 miles (463 km) between Geneva and Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Geneva to Munich.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Munich from Geneva?

Travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Munich from Geneva restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Munich, Germany from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Geneva and Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Geneva, Switzerland from Munich, Germany?

Return travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Geneva, Switzerland was last verified on 9/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Geneva from Munich.

How do I go from Geneva to Munich?

There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Munich: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Munich from Geneva?

The cheapest way to travel to Munich from Geneva is by taking a train with an average price of $33 (€27).

This is compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a train is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a bus to Munich, which costs on average $43 (€35) for the same trip.

A train is $228 (€183) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Geneva to Munich costing on average $261 (€210).

What is the fastest way to get from Geneva to Munich?

The fastest way to get to Munich from Geneva is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Munich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 30 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Geneva and Munich?

The Geneva to Munich distance is around 287 miles (463 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Geneva to Munich?

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Munich is:

  • 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Geneva to Munich as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Geneva? Where do I arrive in Munich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Geneva to Munich:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Geneva International Airport to Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Geneva to Munich depart from Genève to München Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Geneva to Munich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Geneva to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Munich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Geneva to Munich tickets on Omio for $43 (€35).
  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Munich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Geneva to Munich tickets on Omio for $261 (€210).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Munich by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Geneva to Munich for $33 (€27).
Is it possible to travel directly to Munich from Geneva?

Yes, there are direct routes from Geneva to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 4 direct trains per day to Munich with.

Direct services to Munich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel from Geneva to Munich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Geneva to Munich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Geneva and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets between Geneva and Munich online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Geneva to Munich, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $43 (€35) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $261 (€210) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $33 (€27) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Munich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Munich
Geneve, Cornavin
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