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from Lugano to Munich

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Fri
Sep 17
$190ÖBB
$37Flixbus
$95easyJet
Mon
Sep 20
$34Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
$31easyJet
Tue
Sep 21
$90ÖBB
$27Flixbus
$159Air Dolomiti
Wed
Sep 22
$90ÖBB
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$328Lufthansa Cityline
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Sep 23
$115ÖBB
$47Flixbus
$88Alitalia

Travel Information from Lugano to Munich

distanceDistance192 miles (309 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $178
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $38 (€30) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $95 (€76) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, Flixbus or ÖBB

Travel 192 miles (309 km) by flight, bus or train from Lugano to Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are easyJet, Flixbus or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lugano to Munich.

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Travel from Lugano to Munich
Travel to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Lugano to Munich.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Munich, Germany from Lugano, Switzerland currently allowed?

Travel between Lugano, Switzerland and Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Munich from Lugano?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Munich, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/16/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Lugano and Munich.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Munich, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Lugano, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Lugano from Munich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Lugano from Munich?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lugano, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 9/13/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lugano from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Lugano to Munich?

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

How do I get from Lugano to Munich the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Munich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $38 (€30) compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a bus is usually $58 (€46) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $95 (€76) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $141 (€112) less than taking a train, which costs on average $178 (€142) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Lugano to Munich?

The fastest way from Lugano to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Munich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 45 min   on average.

What is the distance from Lugano to Munich?

Munich is approximately 192 miles (309 km) away from Lugano.

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

The average frequency per day from Lugano to Munich is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Lugano and in Munich?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Lugano, Stazione Noranco to München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lugano, Stazione and arrive in München Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Lugano to Munich?

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

  • EasyJet can get you to Munich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Lugano to Munich for $95 (€76) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Munich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Lugano to Munich for $38 (€30).
  • ÖBB can get you to Munich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB from Lugano to Munich for $178 (€142) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Lugano to Munich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Lugano 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 Lugano and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Lugano to Munich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $95 (€76) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $38 (€30) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $178 (€142) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Lugano 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

Munich
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
Amenities
München Hbf
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Refreshments
WC

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.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>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.
München Ost
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