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There are 6 ways to get from Luthern to Munich by bus, train, tram, car or plane

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB RegioJet

11€ - 16€

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Train  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB 70 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 24 / ...
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...

83€ - 175€

Tram, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the tram from Luzern to St. Gallen 8-Y
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Muenchen Hbf Ec

Train, bus  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Kreuzlingen 75 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Munich, Munich central bus station 006 / ...

59€ - 96€

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Luthern to Munich 367.2 km

40€ - 60€

Train, fly  •  3h 47m

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

90€ - 333€

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The cheapest way to get from Luthern to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 17 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Luthern to Munich is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lucerne, Inseli Park and arriving at Munich, ZOB. Services depart twice a week, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luthern to Munich. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Muenchen Hbf via Zürich HB, Schaffhausen and Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 1m.

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The distance between Luthern and Munich is 273 km. The road distance is 367.2 km.

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The best way to get from Luthern to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 4h 50m and costs SFr 12 - SFr 17.

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The bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB takes 4h 50m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Luthern to Munich bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lucerne, Inseli Park station.

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

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The best way to get from Luthern to Munich is to bus which takes 4h 50m and costs SFr 12 - SFr 17. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 85 - SFr 190 and takes 6h 1m.

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Map of how to get from Luthern to Munich.
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  • Distance: 273.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

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

RegioJet operates a bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB twice a week. Tickets cost 11€ - 16€ and the journey takes 4h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luthern to Munich via Zürich HB, Schaffhausen, and Ulm Hbf in around 6h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
Flights from Zurich to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 450€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
21€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Kreuzlingen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Tram from Luzern to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Luthern to Munich bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Munich, ZOB station.

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Luthern to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luthern to Munich is 367 km. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Luthern to Munich.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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