How to travel from Munich to Winterthur

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Travel Information to Winterthur from Munich

distanceDistance138 miles (222 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $472
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€26) • 4 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $472 (€424) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 138 miles (222 km) to Winterthur from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Winterthur.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Winterthur

Travel to Winterthur 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 Munich to Winterthur.

Travel between Munich, Germany and Winterthur, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 5/9/22. 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 from Munich to Winterthur.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany 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 Munich, Germany was last verified on 5/21/22. 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 Munich from Winterthur.

There are 3 ways to travel between Munich and Winterthur including taking a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Winterthur is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€26) compared to other travel options to Winterthur:

A bus is generally $443 (€398) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $472 (€424) from Munich to Winterthur.

A bus is $4 (€4) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Munich to Winterthur costing on average $33 (€30).

The fastest way from Munich to Winterthur is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 4 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 20 min   on average.

The distance is approximately 138 miles (222 km) from Munich to Winterthur.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Winterthur is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Munich at München, ZOB and arrive in Winterthur at Winterthur, Lagerhausstrasse / Archstrasse.
  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Winterthur at Winterthur Wülflingen.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Winterthur by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Munich to Winterthur for $29 (€26) on Omio.
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Winterthur by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Munich to Winterthur tickets on Omio for $472 (€424).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Winterthur by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Winterthur for $33 (€30) on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Winterthur with with 5 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Winterthur 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.

Your trip from Munich to Winterthur doesn't have to end in Winterthur. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Zurich, Milan or Basel. If you’d like to add Zurich, Milan or Basel to your Munich to Winterthur tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Winterthur today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $29 (€26) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $472 (€424) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $33 (€30) one way.

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

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