You can get from Munich to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Munich to Zurich on Dec 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||149 miles (241 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$17 - $148|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $17 (€16) • 3 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $148 (€135) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 149 miles (241 km) from Munich to Zurich. 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 $17 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Zurich.
People traveling from Munich to Zurich may choose between bus and train transport, depending on their individual travel requirements and the exact location they want to reach. The cities are too close to each other to make airplane travel a viable option. Visitors may also opt for a drive share option or hire a private rental car through a rental agency. Rental cars may be collected at the airport upon arrival. Travel by public transportation is a fast, affordable option and buses and trains offers comfort and luxury.
Return trips from Zurich to Munich are also available.
There are regular and frequent buses from Munich to Zurich available throughout the day and evening. Buses to Zurich are provide by Flixbus, Infobus, Regiojet, the Allgau Airport Express and Semitimes. The journey takes between 3:45h and 4:40h and there are morning, afternoon and evening buses. In addition, there are very early and late night buses departing at 4:45 a.m and 11:45 p.m. Buses which change at Milano can take about 12:25h to arrive in Zurich. Buses depart from Munich ZOB and arrive at the Bus or Car Parkplatz Sihlquai in Zurich.
There are regular high-speed trains from Munich to Zurich departing every day. The train service is provided by Deutsche Bahn on the high speed line. Trains depart from the Munich Central Station (Hackerbrucke) or ZOB and arrive at the Zurich Central Station located in the city center. High speed trains run from 00:00 p.m. to 20:45 p.m. The fastest, direct trains take 3:42h to arrive in Zurich.
Travel from Munich, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Munich and Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Requirements for reentering Germany:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Zurich.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Munich and Zurich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Munich to Zurich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€16) compared to other travel options to Zurich:
A bus is generally $130 (€119) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $148 (€135) from Munich to Zurich.
A bus is generally $105 (€96) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $122 (€112) from Munich to Zurich.
The quickest way to travel from Munich to Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 55 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, getting to Zurich by bus can take on average 3 h 40 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 35 min.
The distance is approximately 149 miles (241 km) from Munich to Zurich.
The average frequency per day from Munich to Zurich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Zurich from Munich as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Munich to Zurich:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Munich to Zurich with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Zurich from Munich.
When planning your trip from Munich to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Munich to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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