There are 9 ways to get from Munich to Switzerland by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, 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

Train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

$92 - $151

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the night bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai Rj / ...

$13 - $32

7 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich X06 / ...

$19 - $44

Rideshare  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Zurich 197.8 miles

$22

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Zürich 197.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Basel  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL

$76 - $258

Fly to Zurich  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH

$109 - $334

Fly to Geneva  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA

$44 - $155

Fly to Berne, line 4 train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berne (BRN) MUC - BRN
  2. Take the line 4 train from Belp to Bern

$142 - $628

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Munich to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Belp to Bern
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from München ZOB to Zürich, Sihlquai/HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Mnichov, ZOB to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Munich and Switzerland is 292 km. The road distance is 316 km.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Switzerland is to night bus which costs 11€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from Munich to Switzerland is to fly which takes 2 h 57 min and costs 65€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Munich to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Munich to Switzerland, including transfers.