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traveling from Zurich to Munich by train

Cheapest price$22.66
Shortest Duration4h 0m
Trips per day72
train carriers5
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Zurich to Munich?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Zurich to Munich is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Zurich to Munich were $64.08. By booking 2 days out, tickets are on average $0.23 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Zurich to Munich by train is at 4:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 PM on Sunday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Zurich to Munich?

On average there are 72 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Zurich to Munich, with an average of 48 trips per day and 440 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Zurich to Munich. Of the 72 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Zurich start at $15.84.

train lines that run from Zurich to Munich

Non-federally owned railway company

Non-federally owned railway company operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Zurich to Munich. The average Non-federally owned railway company ticket to Munich costs $120.39. Cheap Non-federally owned railway company tickets to Munich are available on Wanderu starting from $119.13. In Zurich, Non-federally owned railway company departs from Zürich HB and no other station. In Munich, Non-federally owned railway company arrives at München Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on Non-federally owned railway company from Zurich to Munich takes 5 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available Non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Munich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Non-federally owned railway company offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $120.86 for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.

Non-federally owned railway company
Non-federally owned railway company
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Avg. Time
5h 35m
Avg. Price
$120.39

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company operates, on average, 19 train schedule(s) from Zurich to Munich. The average Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Munich costs $96.05. Cheap Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets to Munich are available on Wanderu starting from $45.36. In Zurich, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs from Zürich HB and no other station. In Munich, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at München-Karlsfeld and 5 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Zurich to Munich takes 7 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Munich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 23 trips per day and you could expect to pay $96.00 for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
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Avg. Time
7h 32m
Avg. Price
$96.05

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn operates, on average, 48 train schedule(s) from Zurich to Munich. The average Deutsche Bahn ticket to Munich costs $64.23. Cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets to Munich are available on Wanderu starting from $22.66. In Zurich, Deutsche Bahn departs from Zürich HB and 1 other station. In Munich, Deutsche Bahn arrives at München-Aubing and 6 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Munich takes 5 hours and 58 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Munich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn offers 76 trips per day and you could expect to pay $60.82 for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.

Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn
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Avg. Time
5h 58m
Avg. Price
$64.23

DB Intercity

DB Intercity operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Zurich to Munich. The average DB Intercity ticket to Munich costs $87.05. Cheap DB Intercity tickets to Munich are available on Wanderu starting from $57.44. In Zurich, DB Intercity departs from Zürich HB and no other station. In Munich, DB Intercity arrives at München Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Zurich to Munich takes 5 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Munich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $87.28 for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.

DB Intercity
DB Intercity
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Meal
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Avg. Time
5h 39m
Avg. Price
$87.05

DB Eurocity

DB Eurocity operates, on average, 3 train schedule(s) from Zurich to Munich. The average DB Eurocity ticket to Munich costs $64.58. Cheap DB Eurocity tickets to Munich are available on Wanderu starting from $28.56. In Zurich, DB Eurocity departs from Zürich HB and no other station. In Munich, DB Eurocity arrives at München Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Eurocity from Zurich to Munich takes 4 hours and 29 minutes, while the fastest available DB Eurocity trip will get you to Munich in 4 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Eurocity offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay $64.19 for a weekend getaway trip to Munich.

DB Eurocity
DB Eurocity
Beverage
Meal
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Avg. Time
4h 29m
Avg. Price
$64.58

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Zurich. Most train trips to Munich will depart from Zürich HB, Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai).
  • Zürich HB
  • Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Train trips arrive in Munich at 7 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. München-Aubing, München-Karlsfeld, München-Freiham, München-Lochhausen, München Hackerbrücke, München Hbf, Central Bus Station are the main train stations in Munich for trips arriving from Zurich.
  • München-Aubing
  • München-Karlsfeld
  • München-Freiham
  • München-Lochhausen
  • München Hackerbrücke
  • München Hbf
  • Central Bus Station