There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Appenzell 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.

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Train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to St. Gallen Ec

$72 - $116

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Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to St. Gallen 206 / ...

$16 - $34

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Appenzell 144.5 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train, line 23 train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Gossau SG
  3. Take the line 23 train from Gossau SG to Appenzell

$142 - $392

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Appenzell is to bus which costs 13€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Appenzell is to drive which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Appenzell. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Appenzell via St. Gallen, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Appenzell. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Appenzell via St. Gallen AB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Munich and Appenzell is 185 km. The road distance is 231.3 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Appenzell without a car is to train which takes 4 h 16 min and costs 60€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Munich to Appenzell, including transfers.

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Munich to Appenzell bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Appenzell.
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  • Distance: 115.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Appenzell every 4 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Appenzell 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. RegioJet also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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 München Hbf to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
bahn.de
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 Zürich Flughafen to Gossau SG
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Gossau SG to Appenzell
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Munich, ZOB to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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