How to travel from Munich to Geneva

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from Munich to Geneva

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

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To get from Munich to Geneva on Sep 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:45AMMünchen, ZOB7h45 12:30PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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04:45AMMünchen, ZOB7h45 12:30PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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03:24AMMunich Hbf8h23 11:47AMGeneva
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06:55AMMunich Hbf6h23 01:18PMGeneva
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08:55AMMunich Hbf6h23 03:18PMGeneva
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Munich to Geneva

distanceDistance287 miles (463 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$62 - $697
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $62 (€60) • 7 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $697 (€679) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Luxair or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 287 miles (463 km) to Geneva from 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $62 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Luxair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Geneva.

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Travel between Munich, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 9/26/22. 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 to Geneva from Munich.

The current restriction level for returning to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Munich, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Munich from Geneva?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Munich, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Munich from Geneva here.

There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Geneva: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $62 (€60).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

A bus is $635 (€619) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Geneva costing on average $697 (€679).

Taking a bus is usually $39 (€38) less than taking a train to Geneva, which costs on average $101 (€98) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Munich to Geneva is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Geneva by bus can take on average 7 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 23 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 287 miles (463 km) between Munich and Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Geneva is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Geneva at Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Flights most often depart from Munich at Munich Airport and arrive in Geneva at Geneva International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Genève.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Munich to Geneva:

  • You can travel between Munich and Geneva by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $62 (€60) with Flixbus from Munich to Geneva.
  • You can go to Geneva from Munich by plane with Luxair. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $697 (€679) with Luxair from Munich to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Geneva from Munich with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Geneva tickets for $101 (€98) on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct bus to Geneva with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services to Geneva 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 route.

Many of our customers traveling from Munich to Geneva don't make Geneva their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Geneva are Paris, Milan or Lyon, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Geneva to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Munich to Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $62 (€60) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $697 (€679) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $101 (€98) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Munich to Geneva online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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