Munich to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Munich to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Munich to Zurich take around 4 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 241 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Munich to Zurich?
Direct trains from Munich to Zurich have been found.
We usually find around 16 direct trains on the route from Munich to Zurich every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Munich to Zurich?
The Munich to Zurich train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Munich to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Munich around 07:03 and the last train is around 18:33.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Munich to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Munich to Zurich are $23.00.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $46 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $57. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Munich to Zurich train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Munich to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Munich and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Munich to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Eurocity (EC)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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