There are 5 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  50 min

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

$85 - $300

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich International Airport, Munich Airport 006 / ...

$17 - $56

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$97 - $153

Bus via Munich, Munich central bus station  •  5 h 58 min

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

$42 - $63

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) 214.9 miles

$45 - $65

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Munich Airport (MUC) is 260 km. The road distance is 343.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) without a car is to train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 50 min to fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) is to fly which takes 50 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 58 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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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) is 344 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC).

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

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There are 204+ hotels available in Munich Airport (MUC). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC).
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  • Distance: 162.7 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Munich Airport (MUC), Germany?

FlexFlight ApS, Swiss and Lufthansa fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Munich Airport (MUC) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 4 h 26 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Flughafen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Zurich to Munich International Airport, Munich Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
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.com
Bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, Flg. Flughafen FJS, Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
regiojet.com

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