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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Lucerne Inselquai

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Train

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Lindau-Reutin to Zuerich Hb
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Zob to Konstanz Döbele
  2. Take the train from Kreuzlingen to Luzern

Drive

  1. Drive from Munich to Hergiswil

Train, fly to Zurich

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

Train, fly to Basel

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL)
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Regional advice

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hergiswil is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hergiswil is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Hergiswil is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Hergiswil is to bus which costs €15 - €22 and takes 5h.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Hergiswil is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Hergiswil. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Hergiswil NW via Lindau-Reutin, Zürich HB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 23m.

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The distance between Munich and Hergiswil is 276 km. The road distance is 373.2 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Hergiswil without a car is to bus which takes 5h and costs €15 - €22.

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It takes approximately 5h to get from Munich to Hergiswil, including transfers.

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Munich to Hergiswil train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Hergiswil is to bus which takes 5h and costs €15 - €22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €90 - €160 and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Munich to Hergiswil train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Hergiswil.
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  • Distance: 276.5 km
  • Duration: 5h

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Hergiswil, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland?

RegioJet operates a bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Lucerne Inselquai twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 11 - SFr 16 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Hergiswil via Lindau-Reutin, Zürich HB, and Luzern in around 6h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 370
Train operators
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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 München Hbf to Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Kreuzlingen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SBB GmbH
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Konstanz Döbele
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Hergiswil is 373 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Munich to Hergiswil.

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

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