354 km
Departure station:
Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001, Zurich, Switzerland
Arrival station:
Bayerstraße 10A, 80335, Munich, Germany
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4 hrs 45 min

Taking a train from the glorious Swiss city of Zurich to Germany's Bavaria region gem, Munich, is a wonderful way to highlight your experience in Europe. Modern and fast trains connect the two cities, passing numerous beautiful rural areas and small towns along the way. Apart from great modern onboard amenities and the fast travel speed of the trains, the Zurich - Munich train schedule offers numerous daily departures to select from, making travel between the two countries even easier.


What train goes non-stop from Zurich to Munich?

Unfortunately, there aren’t any non-stop trains running on the route. But don’t be worried about the journey time, as taking a Zurich to Munich high-speed train is a very advisable travel option. Although it makes eight stops on its way from Switzerland to Germany, all stops are scheduled to last no longer than 5 minutes. Plus, this direct train requires no changes, boasts an average speed exceeding 90 km/h (56 mph), promises a minimum travel time with all the perks of traveling on a modern well-equipped train, not to mention that the Zurich to Munich trains run on a very scenic route.

How long is the train ride from Zurich to Munich?

The distance between this glorious Swiss city and the picturesque Bavarian capital is 354 km (220 mi), and the average Zurich to Munich train time is somewhere around 5 hours.

How do you get from Zurich to Munich by train?

The starting point of your journey is the Zurich Hauptbahnhof Station where you can catch a train, going between Switzerland and Germany. During the ride, there are several things to help you pass the time onboard: impressive landscapes outside the window, comfortable seats, moreover, most trains are equipped with electric sockets and offer catering service during the journey. You are welcome to take advantage of the bike transportation service or travel with your beloved pets. The train takes you to the Munich Hauptbahnhof Station, located right in the city center of the Bavarian capital.

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