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There are 6 ways to get from Zug to Munich by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  5 h 11 min

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

$33 - $50

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Train  •  6 h 24 min

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

$99 - $173

Train, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zug to Winterthur 24
  2. Take the bus from Winterthur to Munich, Munich central bus station 206 / ...

$41 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Zug to Munich 213.5 miles

$45 - $65

Fly to Munich, subway  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$105 - $336

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$126 - $351

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The cheapest way to get from Zug to Munich is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Munich is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zug to Munich. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at München Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Zug and Munich is 253 km. The road distance is 341.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Munich without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Zug to Munich, including transfers.

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Zug 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 Zug to Munich is to bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 180 and takes 6 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Zug to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at München Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Zug to Munich.
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  • Distance: 158.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Zug, Switzerland and Munich, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Zug to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Swiss PostAuto also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zug 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 Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $440
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
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 Zug to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
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 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Winterthur to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Munich is 342 km. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Zug to Munich.

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FlexFlight ApS, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zug to Zurich Airport is to line 24 train which takes 53 min and costs SFr 19 - SFr 35.

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