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Schedule & Pricing Info
How much are train tickets from Zurich to Munich?
|Fastest Train||3h 58m|
|Trains Per Day||145|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Zurich to Munich right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
Can you take a train all the way from Zurich to Munich?
What is the price of a train ticket from Zurich to Munich?
In the last month, $121.20 was the average price of a train ticket from Zurich, ZH to Munich, BY. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Zurich to Munich?
The distance between Zurich and Munich is approximately 151 miles, or 242 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 58 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Zurich to Munich are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Zurich at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Is there a direct train from Zurich to Munich?
There are 145 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
Which train should you take from Zurich to Munich?
2 train services operate from Zurich, Canton of Zurich to Munich, Bavaria. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 120 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||120||5h 55m||$117.14|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||25||5h 59m||$140.61|
Where is the train station in Zurich?
There are two stations in Zurich where you can board the train to Munich:
- Zürich HB
- Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Where is the train station in Munich?
There are more train stations and stops in Munich than most cities. Most trains from Zurich will stop at one (or more) of the 12 following stations in Munich:
- Solln Station
- München-Neuperlach Süd
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