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There are 5 ways to get from Zug to Munich by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Ec

103€ - 191€

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Bus via Zurich  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station 006 / ...

9€ - 29€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB RegioJet

26€ - 42€

Drive  •  3h 17m

  1. Drive from Zug to Munich 340.5 km

35€ - 60€

Fly  •  3h 31m

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

94€ - 261€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Zug to Munich is to bus via Zurich which costs SFr 9 - SFr 35 and takes 6h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Munich is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zug to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zug to Munich. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Muenchen Hbf via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 47m.

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The distance between Zug and Munich is 253 km. The road distance is 340.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Zug to Munich, including transfers.

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Zug to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zug to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zug to Munich is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 27 - SFr 45 and takes 6h 15m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 280 and takes 3h 31m.

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  • Distance: 252.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 85€ - 160€ and the journey takes 4h 1m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB twice a week. Tickets cost 11€ - 16€ and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 160€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lucerne, Inseli Park to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to München ZOB Hackerbrucke
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
RegioJet
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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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
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Munchen, ZOB
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Zug to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Munich is 341 km. It takes approximately 3h 17m to drive from Zug to Munich.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Zug to Munich train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Zug to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus, Omio and two other operators.

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There are 2118+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at 87€ 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 18 - SFr 35.

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