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Cheapest price€15.88
Shortest Duration3h 42m
Trips per day15
bus carriers3
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How much does a bus ticket from Munich to Zurich cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Munich to Zurich were €19.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Munich to Zurich is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 18 days out, tickets are on average €8.88 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Munich to Zurich?

The distance between Munich and Zurich is approximately 150.70 miles, or 242.47 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 42 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Munich to Zurich?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Munich to Zurich by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Wednesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Munich to Zurich?

On average there are 15 scheduled bus trips per day. FlixBus has the most regularly scheduled departures from Munich to Zurich, with an average of 14 trips per day and 283 monthly trips. 3 bus carriers serve the route from Munich to Zurich. Of the 15 trips there are 14 trips that are direct connections to Zurich.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Munich to Zurich start at €19.02.

3 carriers offer Munich to Zurich bus trips

RegioJet Bus

Book RegioJet Bus from Munich to Zurich from €15.88. Typically there is one RegioJet Bus schedule per day from Munich to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay €16.25 for a RegioJet Bus ticket to Zurich. In Munich, RegioJet Bus departs to Zurich from Central Bus Station and one other station. In Zurich, RegioJet Bus arrives at Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai),

An average trip on RegioJet Bus from Munich to Zurich takes 3 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available RegioJet Bus trip will get you to Zurich in 3 hours and 42 minutes,

On weekends, RegioJet Bus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €16.75 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Zurich.

Restroom
WiFi
Newspaper/Magazine
Movies
Snacks
Satellite TV
Extra legroom
Games
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Free water
Avg. Time
3h 51m
Avg. Price
€16.25

FlixBus

Book FlixBus from Munich to Zurich from €15.97. There are 14 trips per day offered by FlixBus from Munich to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay €20.13 for a FlixBus ticket to Zurich. In Munich, FlixBus departs to Zurich from Central Bus Station and 2 other stations. In Zurich, FlixBus arrives at Limmatstrasse 5,

An average trip on FlixBus from Munich to Zurich takes 4 hours and 40 minutes, while the fastest available FlixBus trip will get you to Zurich in 3 hours and 42 minutes,

On weekends, FlixBus offers 16 trips per day. A one way ticket costs €20.49 for a weekend trip to Zurich.

Restroom
WiFi
Meal
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Beverage
Avg. Time
4h 40m
Avg. Price
€20.13

IC Bus

Book IC Bus from Munich to Zurich from €19.98. There are 6 trips per day offered by IC Bus from Munich to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay €21.87 for a IC Bus ticket to Zurich. In Munich, IC Bus departs to Zurich from Central Bus Station, In Zurich, IC Bus arrives at Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai),

An average trip on IC Bus from Munich to Zurich takes 3 hours and 42 minutes,

On weekends, IC Bus offers 6 trips per day. A one way ticket costs €23.87 for a weekend trip to Zurich.

Avg. Time
3h 42m
Avg. Price
€21.87
There are 3 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Zurich will depart from these stations in Munich:
  • Central Bus Station
  • Munich Airport
  • Fröttmaning
Buses arrive in Zurich at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Zurich for trips arriving from Munich:
  • Limmatstrasse 5
  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)