There are 9 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. X06 / ...

$18 - $45

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Rj / ...

$13 - $35

7 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Ec

$80 - $146

Rideshare  •  3 h 59 min

  1. 198.2 miles

$23

Drive  •  3 h 8 min

  1. 197.8 miles

$40 - $60

Fly from Zurich  •  3 h 8 min

  1. ZRH - MUC

$109 - $333

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 7 min

  1. BSL - MUC

$76 - $257

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 28 min

  1. GVA - MUC

$47 - $158

Line 4 train to Berne, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. BRN - MUC

$142 - $627

What companies run services between Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zürich to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $30 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 51 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 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 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 6 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 Winterthur to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
FlixBus
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $30
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
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Switzerland and Munich is 292 km. The road distance is 317 km.

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Munich is to night bus which costs SFr 13 - SFr 35 and takes 5 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Munich is to fly which takes 3 h 8 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 330.

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Munich. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at München Hbf via Winterthur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Switzerland to Munich, including transfers.