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Journey Information

Munich to Zurich bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.60
Shortest Duration3h 42m
Trips per day7
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Munich to Zurich 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 bus 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, bus 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Munich to Zurich?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Munich to Zurich. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Munich to Zurich?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $21.35 was the low point for bus fares from Munich to Zurich. Buses from Zurich to Munich are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $21.35 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $5.40 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 151 miles (242 kilometers) from Munich, BY to Zurich, ZH. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 42 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Munich to Zurich for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Munich?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Munich to Zurich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Munich to Zurich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Zurich; ticket prices start at $21.98.

What bus companies travel from Munich to Zurich?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Munich, Bavaria to Zurich, Canton of Zurich. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 6 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus64h 22m$21.79
IC Bus63h 43m$23.36

Where does the bus leave from in Munich?

Munich, Bavaria has two bus stations with service to Zurich, Canton of Zurich:

  • Central Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Zurich?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Zurich, Canton of Zurich:

  • Limmatstrasse 5
  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)

Price trends for buses from Munich to Zurich

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Prices as travel date approaches


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