There are 3 ways to get from Munich to Zugspitze by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040

$70 - $88

Cheapest option

Train, Rack Railway  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...
  2. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Riffelriß

$57 - $73

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Zugspitze 75.1 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Zugspitze is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Zugspitze is to drive which costs 13€ - 20€ and takes 1 h 28 min.

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The distance between Munich and Zugspitze is 91 km. The road distance is 120.2 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Munich to Zugspitze, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Zugspitze. However, there are services departing from München Hbf Gl.27-36 and arriving at Riffelriß via Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Zugspitze.
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  • Distance: 56.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Zugspitze, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Zugspitze every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Zugspitze via Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Zugspitze DE
Phone
+49 8821 7970
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
zugspitze.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Riffelriß
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
zugspitze.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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