You can get from Munich to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Munich to Zurich on Sep 20 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||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$20 - $432|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $20 (€16) • 3 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $432 (€345) • 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 149 miles (241 km) by flight, bus or train between Munich and 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 $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus 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: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Munich to Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/18/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel to Zurich from Munich 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Munich to Zurich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€16) compared to other travel options to Zurich:
Taking a bus is about $412 (€329) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $432 (€345) for this route.
Taking a bus is about $14 (€11) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€27) for this route.
The fastest way from Munich to Zurich is by flight with an average journey time of 55 min.
There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Zurich by bus can take on average 3 h 50 min.
In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 2 min on average.
The distance from Munich to Zurich is approximately 149 miles (241 km).
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 between Munich and Zurich.
Before traveling from Munich to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Munich to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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