There are 9 ways to get from Locarno to Munich by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  7 h 59 min

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

$37 - $67

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Bus via Chur, Postautostation  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona, Stazione to Chur, Postautostation 171
  2. Take the bus from Chur, Chur PostAutostation to Munich, Munich central bus station 076 / ...

$74 - $114

Train  •  9 h 1 min

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

$134 - $245

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Locarno to Munich 265.9 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 21 min

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

$162 - $438

Line 20 train, line 10 train to Lugano, fly  •  7 h 26 min

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

$117 - $399

Line 20 train, line 10 train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 57 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

Line 20 train, train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 20 train from Locarno to Bellinzona
  2. Take the train from Bellinzona to Monza
  3. Take the bus from Monza to Cologno Nord
  4. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Munich (MUC) BGY - MUC

$137 - $482

Train to Basel, fly  •  8 h 14 min

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

$155 - $403

Questions & Answers

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, Chur PostAutostation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 59 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 Bellinzona and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 1 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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The best way to get from Locarno to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 59 min to get from Locarno to Munich, including transfers.

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Locarno to Munich bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Bellinzona, Stazione station.

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

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The best way to get from Locarno to Munich is to bus which takes 7 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 1 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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Locarno to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Locarno to Munich.
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  • Distance: 189.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 59 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Locarno to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Locarno to Munich via Bellinzona and Zürich HB in around 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Hannover
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $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 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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Munich via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
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 Bellinzona to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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 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 Locarno to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
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
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 Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Arbedo-Castione to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chur, Chur PostAutostation to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
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
Autoguidovie S.p.A. - Monza Brianca
Phone
025803971
Email
aticremona@pec.it
Website
monzabrianza.autoguidovie.it
Bus from Monza to Cologno Nord
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
monzabrianza.autoguidovie.it

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Locarno 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 Locarno to Munich is 425 km. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Locarno to Munich.

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

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