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There are 7 ways to get from Zürich HB to Munich by bus, train, rideshare, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Zürich HB to Munich.
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  • Distance: 151.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Zürich HB, Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Zürich HB to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $140 - $200 and the journey takes 3 hours 43 minutes. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich HB to Munich every 2 hours. Tickets cost $90 - $160 and the journey takes 4 hours 19 minutes.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Avg. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Avg. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Avg. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Avg. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $75
Standard
$35 - $70
First
$60 - $120
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Avg. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Winterthur to Munich, Munich central bus station
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Mnichov, ZOB
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zurich to Munich
Avg. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

How far is it from Zürich HB to Munich?

The distance between Zürich HB and Munich is 242 km. The road distance is 316 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich HB to Munich?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich HB to Munich is to rideshare which costs SFr 23 and takes 4 hours 15 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich HB to Munich?

The quickest way to get from Zürich HB to Munich is to fly which takes 2 hours 49 minutes and costs SFr 150.

Is there a direct train between Zürich HB and Munich?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 4 hours 19 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich HB and Munich?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB and arriving at München ZOB. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 43 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Zürich HB to Munich?

The bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB takes 3 hours 43 minutes including transfers and departs every four hours.