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There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Sankt Gallen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to St. Gallen Ec

$55 - $90

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to St. Gallen 206 / ...

$7 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Sankt Gallen 145.4 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen

$129 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Sankt Gallen is to bus which costs 6€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Sankt Gallen is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Munich and Sankt Gallen is 183 km. The road distance is 232.6 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Sankt Gallen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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The train from München Hbf to St. Gallen takes 3 h 9 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Munich to Sankt Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to Sankt Gallen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Sankt Gallen is to train which takes 3 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 6€ - 18€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 114.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Sankt Gallen, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Sankt Gallen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Sankt Gallen twice daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. RegioJet also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich, ZOB to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Munich to Sankt Gallen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Munich to Sankt Gallen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Sankt Gallen is 233 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Munich to Sankt Gallen.

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Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Munich to Sankt Gallen bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 315+ hotels available in Sankt Gallen. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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