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Getting from Zurich to Munich by train - please help

Melbourne Australia
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Getting from Zurich to Munich by train - please help

Hello

I am spending 10 days in Swizterland beforre heading over to Munich for Oktoberfest at the start of October.

Can anyone suggest how I get from Zurich to Munich?

I have done some research online but have come up with very little. I am assuming this is because it is cross country travel.

I was wanting to know (as a rough guide):

- how often trains leave from Zurich to Munich

- do i need to book tickets or can I just show up on the day?

- how much would a ticket cost?

- how long the trip takes

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

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1. Re: Getting from Zurich to Munich by train - please help

DB timetable

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/e

From: Zuerich

To: Munich

> - do i need to book tickets or can I just show up on the day?

No need to book tickets.

But for this rather long journey and during Oktoberfest it won't harm to reserve a seat.

There are also special offers by SBB, but these Click&Rail tickets are only offered for approx. 1 week in advance. No idea howe realistic it is during Oktoberfest to get one.

https://www.sbb.ch/mct/wi/shop/b2c/adw.do…

Freiburg im...
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2. Re: Getting from Zurich to Munich by train - please help

http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/e

From: Zurich HB

To: M

>do i need to book tickets or can I just show up on the day?<

Just show up. But SBB Click&RAil regularly has special offers from Zurich to Munich (prices in Swiss Franks):

https://www.sbb.ch/mct/wi/shop/b2c/cnr.do?n=3

Melbourne Australia
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3. Re: Getting from Zurich to Munich by train - please help

Thanks everyone for the tips!

4. Re: Getting from Zurich to Munich by train - please help

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