There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Munich by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y / ...

$138 - $205

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  5 h 1 min

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

$12 - $33

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to München Hbf Ec

$88 - $155

Train via Ulm Hbf  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$86 - $144

Rideshare  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Zurich to Munich 198.2 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Munich 197.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Zurich  •  3 h 3 min

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

$109 - $333

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 2 min

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

$76 - $257

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 23 min

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

$47 - $158

Line 4 train to Berne, fly  •  4 h 24 min

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

$143 - $627

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Munich is to night bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Munich is to fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 330 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Munich. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Munich is 292 km. The road distance is 316.5 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Switzerland to Munich, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Munich is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 85 - SFr 160 and takes 5 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 330 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Munich.
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  • Distance: 182.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

Swiss PostAuto operates a bus from Zürich to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $130 - $190 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Basel to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Belp
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
FlixBus
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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Night bus from Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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