There are 10 ways to get from Locarno to Munich by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Locarno to Zürich HB 20-Y
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$133 - $241

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione to Munich, Munich central bus station 076

$38 - $67

8 alternative options

Train via Bellinzona  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$129 - $245

Bus via Chur, Postautostation  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation 171
  2. Take the bus from Chur to Munich, Munich central bus station 141 / ...

$75 - $115

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Locarno to Munich 265.9 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  6 h

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

$155 - $438

Line 20 train, line 10 train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Munich  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 20 train from Locarno to Giubiasco
  2. Take the line 10 train from Giubiasco to Lugano
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC

$87 - $206

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Munich  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
  3. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Munich (MUC) BGY - MUC

$137 - $479

Fly Lugano to Zurich, train  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to München Hbf

$174 - $406

Train to Basel, fly to Munich  •  8 h 17 min

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

$155 - $403

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Locarno to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 70 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Locarno to Munich is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Locarno and Munich is 303 km. The road distance is 425.5 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to get from Locarno to Munich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Locarno to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Locarno, Via della Pace and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Bellinzona, Stazione and Chur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Locarno to Munich. However, there are services departing from Locarno and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

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

You can take a train from Locarno to Munich via Zürich HB in around 7 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Locarno to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Locarno to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Locarno to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Lugano
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bellinzona to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chur to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TerraVision IT
Email
customerservices@terravision.eu
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Milan Central Station to Milan Bergamo Airport
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
terravision.eu

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