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from Munich to Zurich

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To get from Munich to Zurich on 7 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:55Munich Hbf4h02 18:57Zürich HB
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£171One-way
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08:55Munich Hbf4h02 12:57Zürich HB
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06:55Munich Hbf4h02 10:57Zürich HB
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16:52Munich Hbf4h05 20:57Zürich HB
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6 Dec
£41Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
7 Dec
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Wed
8 Dec
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£102Eurowings
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9 Dec
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10 Dec
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11 Dec
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12 Dec
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13 Dec
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14 Dec
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15 Dec
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Thu
16 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
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17 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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18 Dec
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19 Dec
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20 Dec
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Tue
21 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
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22 Dec
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Thu
23 Dec
£23Deutsche Bahn
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£311Swiss
Fri
24 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
25 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
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£256Swiss
Sun
26 Dec
£18Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Travel Information to Zurich from Munich

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £307
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £307 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 149 miles (241 km) from Munich to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Munich to Zurich.

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Travel from Munich to Zurich
Travel to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Munich to Zurich.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Munich, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Munich, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if travelling from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Zurich from Munich.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Zurich, Switzerland due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Munich from Zurich restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Munich from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Munich, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 05/12/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Munich from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Munich to Zurich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Munich and Zurich. You can take a flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Munich to Zurich the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Munich to Zurich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A coach is £293 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Munich to Zurich costing on average £307.

A coach journey is usually £10 less than a journey to Zurich by train, which costs on average £24 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Munich to Zurich?

The quickest way to travel between Munich and Zurich is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 50 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 2 min.

How many miles from Munich to Zurich would I travel?

The distance from Munich to Zurich is approximately 149 miles (241 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Munich to Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Munich to Zurich:

  • Most travellers take a flight from Munich Airport to Zurich Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from München, ZOB and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Munich to Zurich depart from München Hbf to Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can get me from Munich to Zurich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Munich to Zurich:

  • You can take a flight from Munich to Zurich with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for £307 with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Zurich.
  • You can go to Zurich from Munich by coach with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £14 with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. From Munich to Zurich on Omio.
  • You can travel from Munich to Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £24 with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Zurich.
Can I travel directly to Zurich from Munich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Munich to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Zurich with Lufthansa Cityline or tab.
  • You can find direct coaches to take to Zurich with BlaBlaCar or STUDENT AGENCY k. S.
  • You can find a direct train to Zurich with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.

Where should I go next after I travel between Munich and Zurich?
Looking to extend your trip from Munich to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Munich to Zurich usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Basel. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Basel from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket from Munich to Zurich online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Munich to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average £307 one way.
  • Coach tickets are costing £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £24 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Munich and Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.