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There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen by train, bus or car

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Train via München-Pasing  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchloe Ec
  2. Take the train from Buchloe to München-Pasing Re
  3. Take the train from München-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

$89 - $141

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station 206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040

$13 - $30

2 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Reutte in Tirol Rb
  3. Take the train from Reutte in Tirol to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb

$63 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 128.5 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 30 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to drive which costs SFr 27 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Buchloe and München-Pasing. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 138 km. The road distance is 205.7 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 12 - SFr 30 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
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  • Distance: 86 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Buchloe and München-Pasing in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sankt Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 5 h 45 min.

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 St. Gallen to Buchloe
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Buchloe to München-Pasing
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from München-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kempten(Allgäu)Hbf to Reutte in Tirol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Reutte in Tirol to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 St. Gallen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com

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Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Garmisch-Partenkirchen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen is 206 km. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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