There are 7 ways to get from Bern to Munich by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Munich, Munich central bus station 106 / ...

$24 - $40

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Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$121 - $212

Train, night bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, ZOB RegioJet

$51 - $86

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Munich 271.5 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Zurich, fly  •  3 h 50 min

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

$142 - $390

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Munich (MUC) BSL - MUC

$112 - $322

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC

$95 - $243

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Munich. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Bern and Munich is 337 km. The road distance is 434.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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The bus from Bern to Munich, Munich central bus station takes 6 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Bern to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Munich is to bus which takes 6 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Bern to Munich.
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  • Distance: 210.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Munich twice daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bern to Munich via Zürich HB in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
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 Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
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 Bern to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
regiojet.com

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Bern to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Munich is 434 km. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Bern to Munich.

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FlexFlight ApS, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Bern to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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