There are 9 ways to get from Lugano 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Munich, Munich central bus station 076

$25 - $45

8 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 28 min

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

$135 - $246

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Munich 268.4 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Zurich, fly to Munich  •  5 h 12 min

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

$161 - $439

Fly Milan Malpensa to Munich  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Munich (MUC) MXP - MUC

$64 - $161

Train, bus to Milan Bergamo, fly to Munich  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano 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

$120 - $449

Fly Lugano to Zurich, train  •  7 h 23 min

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

$155 - $367

Train, train to Turin, fly to Munich  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Munich (MUC) TRN - MUC

$133 - $382

Train, train to Verona, fly to Munich  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Munich (MUC) VRN - MUC

$108 - $365

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Lugano to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Munich via Zürich HB in around 7 h 28 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 Turin to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Turin to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
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
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Turin to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
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
Flights from Verona to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $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
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lugano to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lugano and Munich is 308 km. The road distance is 429 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 45 and takes 7 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Lugano to Munich is to drive which takes 4 h 30 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 85.

No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Munich. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lugano and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

The bus from Lugano to Munich, Munich central bus station takes 7 h 10 min including transfers and departs once daily.