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

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Bus, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 006 / ...
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Schaffhausen Ire

$37 - $58

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Train via Ulm Hbf  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen Ire

$80 - $120

Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to St. Gallen Ec
  2. Take the train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen 8

$72 - $109

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Munich to Schaffhausen 175.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$122 - $355

Fly to Basel, train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

$113 - $327

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Schaffhausen via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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The distance between Munich and Schaffhausen is 225 km. The road distance is 281.4 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Schaffhausen without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs 30€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Munich to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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

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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 Schaffhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Schaffhausen is 281 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Munich to Schaffhausen.

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  • Distance: 140.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Munich to Schaffhausen via Ulm Hbf in around 5 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
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 Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
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 Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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