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Journey Information

There are 14 intercity coaches per day from Munich to Zurich. Traveling by coach from Munich to Zurich usually takes around 4 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest RegioJet coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance151 mi (242 km)
Shortest duration3h 50m
Cheapest price£11.08
Trips per day14
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Coach lines3

Price trends for coaches from Munich to Zurich

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What coach companies travel from Munich to Zurich?

There are 3 bus lines from Munich to Zurich available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 14 daily trips, FlixBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus144h 23m£22.69
RegioJet13h 51m£15.93
Union Ivkoni14h 30m£24.68
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 14 trips from Munich to Zurich, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 23 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Book RegioJet from Munich to Zurich from £14. There are 1 RegioJet schedules from Munich to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay for a RegioJet ticket to Zurich. In Munich, RegioJet departs to Zurich from Central Bus Station and no other station. In Zurich, RegioJet arrives at Limmatstrasse 5 and no other station.

    An average trip on RegioJet from Munich to Zurich takes 3 hours and 51 minutes , while the fastest available RegioJet trip will get you to Zurich in 3 hours and 50 minutes .

    On weekends, RegioJet offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway to Zurich.

  • Union Ivkoni was founded in Bulgaria in 1992 and quickly expanded its operations throughout Europe. Popular routes include both shorter travels within one country and long-haul international trips. Their reliable coaches offer amenities to make your trip comfortable, including air conditioning, extra legroom, and power outlets. Union Ivkoni usually operates 1 trips per day on the route from Munich to Zurich, and the trip usually takes 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 151 miles from Munich to Zurich. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 50 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travelers prefer riding the coach on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Zurich. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first coach leaves at 04:00 and the last coach leaves at 20:00. To see the times for all coaches from Munich to Zurich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 14 scheduled coaches that travel from Munich to Zurich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Munich to Zurich without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Zurich; ticket prices start at £32.70.

City Information

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.

Zurich

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Located in the heart of Europe, the Swiss capital lies at the northwestern tip of the eponymous Lake Zurich. This cosmopolitan city is buzzing year-round with vibrant city life, while the relaxing and peaceful Alps are less than an hour away.

Lake Zurich provides an elegant focal point of the city, with daily cruises available to explore this vast lake. Many chic cafes and restaurants are dotted along the banks, epitomizing Zurich's urban and cosmopolitan vibe.

The Old Town, or Altstadt, is arguably one of the city's most beautiful areas, characterized by winding cobblestone streets and medieval-style architecture. Here, you'll discover some of Zurich's most iconic landmarks, such as St Peter's church with its impossibly large clock face, the largest clock in Europe.

If the weather isn't suited to wandering, there are over 50 museums within Zurich to explore. Go traditional with the Swiss National Museum, or opt for something a bit more exhilarating at the FIFA Museum.

Zurich's airport is the largest in Switzerland, and it is just 10 kilometres from the city centre. Several train carriers, including the German Deutsche Bahn network, operate routes to Zurich from across Europe. Long-distance coaches also make it easy to reach Zurich from cities like Bern, Stuttgart, Munich, and Milan.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Munich?

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Main departure station: Central Bus Station

Munich's Central Bus Station (or ZOB) is very close to the city's train station and within a short walk of Old Town. As the centre of Munich's coach travel services, this station welcomes coach lines like FlixBus and RegioJet. The station is expansive, with multiple stories of offices that overlook the train tracks outside. Passengers will find many fast-food options, as well as convenience stores, ATMs, and public restrooms inside the station.

All coach stations in Munich:

  • Central Bus Station

Where does the coach arrive in Zurich?

Main arrival station: Limmatstrasse 5

Zurich Central Bus Station is directly next to Zurich HB (the city's central train station), and buses operate here to various destinations across Europe. Although there are few amenities for the station, most people rely on the train station's extensive shopping facilities, including restaurants, grocery stores, cafes, and souvenir shops. There is also a large, multi-story parking garage and stops for different services, such as Flixbus and OneBus. Flixbus also has a ticket and information centre here, although they encourage passengers to buy tickets online in advance. Destinations include Paris, Nantes, Salzburg, Sofia, and Bucharest.

Coach stations in Zurich:

  • Limmatstrasse 5

  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

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