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Overview: Train from Berlin to Munich

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Munich cover the 312 miles (504 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $56 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $28 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Munich trains

For as little as $28 (€24) you can travel by train from Berlin to Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Munich train.

Berlin to Munich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 50 min
  • Average Price: $28
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Berlin to Munich due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Train from Berlin to Munich: Travel overview

Deutsche Bahn offers several trips to the Bavarian capital from Berlin main station during the week from about 4:30 a.m. to just under 11:00 p.m., as well as on weekends between about 4:30 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.. In some cases you have to change trains in Nuremberg. The journeys last depending upon connection between 4 and 7 hours . On the route from Berlin to Munich ICE trains are used almost exclusively. For night drivers there is a direct ride with the City Night Line around 21:00.

How long does the train journey from Berlin to Munich take?

The duration of the journey by train from Berlin to Munich depends on the departure time and thus on the chosen connection. Since December 10, 2017, travellers have been able to travel from Berlin to Munich by train in only 3:55 hours. The new ICE route runs directly from the German capital via Leipzig/Halle, Erfurt and Nuremberg to Munich. The trains reach speeds of up to 300 km/h here. Three of these fast Sprinters are scheduled per day according to the new timetable, another 15 connections with a journey time of approx. 4:25 hours complete the offer. On lines with regional trains, the journey takes between 10 and 13 hours, including transfer times.

At which station does the train start in Berlin?

The train journey from Berlin to Munich begins for most travellers at Berlin Central Station . Trains to the south depart on the underground level (tracks 1-8). In Berlin it is also possible to board the train to Munich at Südkreuz station.

If you start your journey at the main station of the Spree metropolis, you can reach it quickly with the S-Bahn. The lines S5, S7 and S75 run on the main traffic route through the city between Zoologisches Garten and Ostbahnhof. The journey with the U-Bahn is not worthwhile yet, because the currently only underground line U55 has not yet been completed in its full length. But you can also reach the main station with the Berliner Straßenbahn. The tram lines M5, M8 and M10 stop on the north side of the main station, at the stop of the same name. Right next to it there are several bus lines stopping, among them for example the line TXL as connection to the airport Berlin-Tegel.

Connection of railway stations in Berlin

Berlin Central Station

  • S-Bahn: S5, S7, S75
  • subway: U55
  • Tram: M5, M8, M10
  • bus: 120, 142, 147, 245, N20, N40, TXL

Berlin South Cross

  • S-Bahn: S2, S25, S41, S42, S45, S46, S47
  • bus: 106, 187, 204, M46

At which train station does the train arrive in Munich?

On average 6.5 hours travelers travel from Berlin to Munich by train. Depending on the connection, the trains run either via Halle (Saale) or Leipzig. Other important stops are Nuremberg or Ingolstadt. On ICE trains, passengers have access to a restaurant on board.

The trip to Munich ends directly at the main station of the Bavarian capital. From there you can use various means of public transport to continue your journey. The U-Bahn is a fast means of transport with several lines (U1, U2, U4, U5, U7 and U8) and stations in the city. The S-Bahn lines S1 , S2, S3, S4, S6 , S7 and the S8 are also worth a trip to the suburbs. The offer is supplemented in addition by the tram. At the station "Hauptbahnhof" you can use the lines 17, 19, 20, 21, 22 and the night lines N16, N19 and N20. The lines 20, 21, 22 and N22 can also be reached at the stop "Hauptbahnhof Nord". Lines 18, 19 and N19 can also be found at the "Hauptbahnhof Süd" stop. Bus line 58 stops at the various bus stops around the reception building. Bus line 200 towards Ostbahnhof can be used at "Hauptbahnhof Nord".

Connection to the railway stations in Munich

Munich Central Station

  • S-Bahn: S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
  • subway: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8
  • Tram: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 39
  • bus: 120, 142, 147, 245, N20, N40, TXL

Munich-Pasing

  • S-Bahn: S3, S4, S6, S8, S20
  • Tram: 19, 39
  • bus: 56, 57, 130, 162, 265

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Munich

Travel by train to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Munich.
FAQs

How much are cheap trains to Munich from Berlin?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Munich trains for as little as $28 (€24)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Berlin to Munich?

The train price to Munich from Berlin is on average $56 (€47)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance between Berlin and Munich by train?

You should expect to travel around 312 miles (504 km)  from Berlin to Munich by train.

How long is the train from Berlin to Munich?

On average the Berlin to Munich train travel time is 4 h 48 min  for the 312 miles (504 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Berlin to Munich do I depart from? Which Munich train station from Berlin do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Munich, your train can arrive in train stations including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf   to München Hbf.

Where is the Berlin train station located? Where is the Munich train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Munich most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Berlin to Munich?

If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Munich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain to get you to Munich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Berlin to Munich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Can I find a direct train from Berlin to Munich?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day to Munich from Berlin. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many trains are there from Berlin to Munich a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Berlin to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Berlin to Munich? What time is the last train from Berlin to Munich?

The first Berlin to Munich train departs at 7: 05 PM   and the last train from Berlin to Munich leaves at 11: 21 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Munich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I purchase the Berlin to Munich train for the best deals on tickets?

You can find trains from Berlin to Munich to cost on average $56 (€47) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Munich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
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Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Munich.
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Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7