The cheapest trains from Zurich to Munich

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£38

Average

£68

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zurich to Munich will cost around £ 68 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 38.

Cheapest
19:03Zürich HB4h01 23:04Munich Hbf
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£381One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:03Zürich HB4h10 15:13Munich Hbf
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£451One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:03Zürich HB4h10 13:13Munich Hbf
0 changes
£451One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:03Zürich HB4h07 21:10Munich Hbf
0 changes
£451One-way
07:37Zürich HB5h35 13:12Munich Hbf
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£481One-way

Timetable Zurich to Munich

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01:08Zürich HB9h19 10:27Munich Hbf
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07:03Zürich HB4h05 11:08Munich Hbf
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07:03Zürich HB5h02 12:05Munich Hbf
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07:09Zürich HB5h35 12:44Munich Hbf
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07:37Zürich HB5h35 13:12Munich Hbf
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07:37Zürich HB5h35 13:12Munich Hbf
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09:03Zürich HB4h10 13:13Munich Hbf
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09:03Zürich HB5h02 14:05Munich Hbf
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09:09Zürich HB5h39 14:48Munich Hbf
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09:37Zürich HB5h35 15:12Munich Hbf
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09:37Zürich HB5h35 15:12Munich Hbf
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11:03Zürich HB4h10 15:13Munich Hbf
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11:03Zürich HB5h02 16:05Munich Hbf
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11:09Zürich HB5h34 16:43Munich Hbf
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13:03Zürich HB4h08 17:11Munich Hbf
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13:03Zürich HB5h02 18:05Munich Hbf
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13:09Zürich HB5h34 18:43Munich Hbf
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13:37Zürich HB5h34 19:11Munich Hbf
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13:37Zürich HB5h34 19:11Munich Hbf
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14:09Zürich HB5h56 20:05Munich Hbf
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14:37Zürich HB5h34 20:11Munich Hbf
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14:40Zürich HB6h03 20:43Munich Hbf
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14:40Zürich HB5h35 20:15Munich Hbf
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14:40Zürich HB5h25 20:05Munich Hbf
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14:40Zürich HB5h35 20:15Munich Hbf
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15:09Zürich HB5h34 20:43Munich Hbf
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15:37Zürich HB5h35 21:12Munich Hbf
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16:09Zürich HB5h37 21:46Munich Hbf
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17:03Zürich HB4h07 21:10Munich Hbf
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17:09Zürich HB5h38 22:47Munich Hbf
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17:37Zürich HB6h55 00:32Munich Hbf
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18:09Zürich HB5h40 23:49Munich Hbf
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19:03Zürich HB4h01 23:04Munich Hbf
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19:09Zürich HB5h48 00:57Munich Hbf
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21:09Zürich HB11h11 08:20Munich Hbf
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21:59Zürich HB8h04 06:03Munich Hbf
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22 Oct
£51Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
23 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn
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£351Swiss
Sun
24 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
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25 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£351Swiss
Tue
26 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Wed
27 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
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28 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£282Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
31 Oct
£94ÖBB
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£119Eurowings
Mon
1 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£309tab
Tue
2 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£119Eurowings
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3 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
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4 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
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5 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£137Eurowings
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6 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£259Air Dolomiti
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7 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£260Edelweiss Air
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8 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£101Eurowings
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10 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings

The fastest trains from Zurich to Munich

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 1 m

Average

5 h 40 m

Trains per day

36

Distance

242 km

Of the 36 trains that leave Zurich for Munich every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 242 km distance in an average of 5 h 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 1 m .

The slowest trains will take 11 h 11 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
19:03Zürich HB4h01 23:04Munich Hbf
0 changes
£381One-way
2nd Fastest
07:03Zürich HB4h05 11:08Munich Hbf
0 changes
£611One-way
17:03Zürich HB4h07 21:10Munich Hbf
0 changes
£451One-way
13:03Zürich HB4h08 17:11Munich Hbf
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£611One-way
11:03Zürich HB4h10 15:13Munich Hbf
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£451One-way

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Train Information to Munich from Zurich

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Zurich to Munich cover the 149 miles (241 km) long route taking on average 4 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in München Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Zurich – Munich

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If you're looking for cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets from Zurich to Munich, check out Omio! With one-way Zurich to Munich train ticket prices starting as low as £17 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Munich from Zurich by showing you the latest Deutsche Bahn offers, train timetables and tickets for this 149 miles (241 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this trip, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with Deutsche Bahn. If you search for Deutsche Bahn tickets from Zurich to Munich in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Zurich and Munich on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Deutsche Bahn so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Zurich to Munich

There are up to 15 departures on weekdays on routes from Zurich to Munich although only two of these are direct services. The journey can also be made by different routes that involve one or more connections and in some cases, arrival the following day. There are no direct trains and a reduced service at the weekend. Trains depart from Zurich HB and arrive at Munich Hbf.

Which train companies travel from Zurich to Munich?

Trains to Munich from Zurich are operated by either Deutsche Bahn (DB) the German national rail carrier or BB Railjets. This is an Austrian passenger service with three ticket classes, economy, first and business. All trains are spacious and comfortable with wifi, luggage space, power sockets and bistro-bars.

How long is the train from Zurich to Munich?

Direct trains from Zurich to Munich take just under 5 hours while trains that involve one or more connections can take up to 11 hours, sometimes arriving the following morning. Journey times depend on the number of connections required and the waiting time at transfer stations. Connections are made at places such as Schaffhausen, Tuttlingen, Rosenheim, Ulm and Aulendorf.

How many trains are there from Zurich to Munich?

There are up to 15 departures a day on weekdays including one direct train in the morning and one mid-afternoon. The majority of departures are in the early morning, late afternoon or evening. On Saturdays and Sundays, there are no direct trains and a reduced timetable.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Zurich to Munich?

Departure station:Trains travelling between the two cities depart from Zurich HB, Switzerland's largest station which lies at the centre of a busy transport network. The station is linked to the city centre and suburbs by local buses and trams. Station facilities include a taxi rank, car parking, left luggage storage, wifi, cafes and restaurants.

Arrival station:All trains arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof which is located just a short walk from the city centre. The station is served by U-Bahn and S-Bahn trains as well as by local buses and taxis. Facilities at the station include car parking, wifi, luggage storage, shops, cafes and restaurants.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zurich to Munich?

Travel by train between Zurich, Switzerland and Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Munich from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 21/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Munich from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Munich, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Munich?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Munich to Zurich train here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Zurich and Munich cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Zurich to Munich for as low as £17  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Zurich and Munich?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Munich train price to come in at an average of £24  one way.
What is the distance by train from Zurich to Munich?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Zurich to Munich via train to be approximately 149 miles (241 km).
How long is the train journey to Munich from Zurich?
The train time from Zurich to Munich is on average 4 h 1 min  for the 149 miles (241 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Munich by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Zurich to Munich train leave from? Which Munich train station do I come into from Zurich?

When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Munich, your train can arrive in train stations including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to München Hbf.

Where do I find the Zurich train station to Munich? Where is the Munich train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Zurich to Munich?
Take the Zurich to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Euro City (EC), ÖBB, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Munich from Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains between Zurich and Munich?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains to Munich from Zurich per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services are there from Zurich to Munich a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Zurich to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Munich? What time is the last train from Zurich to Munich?
The first Zurich to Munich train departs at 05: 03   and the last train from Zurich to Munich leaves at 21: 07. Check out the most up-to-date Zurich to Munich train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I buy Zurich Munich train tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket to Munich from Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £24 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Zurich to Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your journey to Munich.