The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to MUC are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • October 22nd to December 16th (except the week of October 29th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ZRH to MUC is mid January. Prices can be as high as $219 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $150 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Munich

Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) will usually cost between $151 to $197 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $151. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $184. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $32 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to MUC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ZRH to MUC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ZRH to MUC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZRH to MUC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Zürich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.64, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $7 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $163. Return trip prices are from the MUC to ZRH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ZRH to MUC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from ZRH to MUC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from MUC
  • Usually 26.79% less expensive than MUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZRH to STR flights

Destination alternative #2: Nuernberg Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from MUC
  • Usually 8.93% less expensive than MUC
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZRH to NUE flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ZRH to MUC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 42 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, Azul, BoA, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Croatia, El Al, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Pegasus, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SunExpress, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, THAI, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Muenchen Airport to Zurich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 162 miles or 261 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ZRH to MUC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to MUC flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Zurich and Munich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from ZRH to MUC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ZRH
Origination airport name Zurich Airport
City Zurich
Country Switzerland
Latitude 47.5
Longitude 8.6

Return Airport

Destination code MUC
Destination airport name Muenchen Airport
City Munich
Country Germany
Latitude 48.4
Longitude 11.8


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