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from Zurich to Munich

You can get from Zurich to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Munich on 21 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:09Zürich HB3h55 11:04Munich Hbf
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£271One-way
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07:09Zürich HB3h55 11:04Munich Hbf
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£271One-way
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09:33Zürich HB3h32 13:05Munich Hbf
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£371One-way
17:09Zürich HB3h55 21:04Munich Hbf
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£411One-way
13:09Zürich HB3h55 17:04Munich Hbf
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£371One-way

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Fri
21 Jan
£28Deutsche Bahn
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£367Swiss
Sat
22 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£385Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
23 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£100Eurowings
Mon
24 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£322Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
25 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£323tab
Wed
26 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£322Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
27 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£322Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
28 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£323Swiss
Sat
29 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£323Swiss
Sun
30 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£100Eurowings
Mon
31 Jan
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£323tab
Tue
1 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£322tab
Wed
2 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£323Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
3 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£323Swiss
Fri
4 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£272Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
5 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£272Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
6 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£100Eurowings Europe
Mon
7 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£272Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
8 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
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£234Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
9 Feb
£17Deutsche Bahn
£14STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£235Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information between Zurich and Munich

distanceDistance149 miles (241 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £253
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £253 • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 149 miles (241 km) by flight, coach or train to Munich from 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 journey are Lufthansa Cityline, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Munich.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Munich from Zurich?

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

Can travellers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Munich from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Munich, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 19/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Munich from Zurich.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Munich, Germany?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 13/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Munich.

What are my Zurich to Munich travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Zurich to Munich: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Munich?

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

This is compared to other travel options to Munich:

A coach is £239 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Zurich to Munich costing on average £253.

A coach journey is usually £4 less than a journey to Munich by train, which costs on average £17 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich to Munich?

The fastest way to get to Munich from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Munich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Munich by coach can take on average 3 h 50 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 31 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Zurich to Munich?

The distance between Zurich and Munich is around 149 miles (241 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Munich?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Munich is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Zurich to Munich as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and in Munich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Zurich to Munich:

  • Flights mostly depart from Zurich Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Coaches most often depart from Zurich at Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Munich at München, ZOB.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Munich at München Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me from Zurich to Munich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Zurich to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Munich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Zurich to Munich for £253 on Omio.
  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For coaches to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Zurich to Munich tickets on Omio for £14.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Munich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Munich for £17 on Omio.

Can I find a direct route to Munich from Zurich?

Yes, there are direct services available to Munich from Zurich with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Lufthansa Cityline, Swiss or tab.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Zurich to Munich.

Where should I go next after I travel to Munich from Zurich?

Many of our customers travelling from Zurich to Munich don't make Munich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Prague or Paris, either of which you could add to your Zurich and Munich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Munich to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Zurich to Munich ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Zurich to Munich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £253 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £14 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £17 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Munich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.