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

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Bus  •  1h 42m

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

63€ - 79€

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Train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...

71€ - 105€

Drive  •  1h 31m

  1. Drive from Munich to Zugspitze 120.3 km

14€ - 22€

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Zugspitze is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Zugspitze is to drive which costs 14€ - 22€ and takes 1h 31m.

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The distance between Munich and Zugspitze is 91 km. The road distance is 120.3 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Zugspitze without a car is to bus which takes 1h 42m and costs 60€ - 80€.

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Zugspitze is to bus which takes 1h 42m and costs 60€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 1h 49m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Zugspitze is 120 km. It takes approximately 1h 31m to drive from Munich to Zugspitze.

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There are 1738+ hotels available in Zugspitze. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen hourly. Tickets cost 7€ - 10€ and the journey takes 1h 15m. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen hourly. Tickets cost 16€ - 23€ and the journey takes 1h 22m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route 3 times a week.

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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
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).

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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
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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