Berlin to Munich Train with DB ICE

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Munich

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Munich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from Berlin to Munich

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Fastest train times from Berlin to Munich

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Fastest Journey

5 h 10 m

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5 h 59 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

505 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Berlin for Munich every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Munich

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$78 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency28 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 27 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | ICE, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Munich cover the 312 miles (504 km) long route taking on average 4 h 47 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $48 (€43), but the average price of train tickets is $78 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Munich trains

You can travel by train between Berlin and Munich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $48 (€43). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Munich from Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Berlin to Munich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 20 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 27 a day

Trains from Berlin to Munich

Traveling by train from Berlin to Munich is a convenient means of transport. Trains on this route cover 312 miles (504 km). Usually, there are 12 trains operating every day, offering direct and indirect services. You can also book a night train if you prefer to travel at night. Therefore, you can choose a train depending on departure time, ticket type, onboard services, and journey costs.

Berlin to Munich train time: Daily departures

Twelve trains travel per day from Berlin to Munich. The earliest train from Berlin departs at around 4:30 a.m., and the last one leaves just before 11:00 p.m. However, travel times on weekends may differ with the first train leaving at about 4:30 a.m. and the last one just before 10:00 p.m. Departure times are also changeable during holidays and peak hours. Therefore, check the latest departure times and have a smooth journey.

How long is the journey by train from Berlin to Munich?

The distance from Berlin to Munich is 312 miles (504 km). The average train duration on this journey is 4h 47min. The fastest trains take 3h 55min because they make no stops along the way while the slowest trains take around 8h 50min because they have several transfers and make connections in various regions, including Leipzig, Erfurt, and Nuremberg.

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What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to Munich?

Departure train station: Departure stations for trains from Berlin to Munich include Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Spandau, Berlin Sudkreuz, Berlin Alexanderplatz, and Berlin Ostkreuz. Trains depart from Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center. If you need public transport to the station, there are several options, including subway U55, Tram lines M5, M8, and M10, and bus lines 120, 245, and TXL. Facilities available in the station include parking, ATMs, and lockers.

Arrival train station: There are many arrival stations in Munich, including Munchen Hbf, Munchen Harras, Munchen Karlsplatz, Munchen - Berg am Laim and Munchen Hackerbrucke. Trains arrive at Munchen Hbf, located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center. The available public transport to the city center includes bus lines 120, 142, N20, and TXL, tram lines 16 to 22, and subway U1 to U8. In the station, you find various facilities, including restrooms, a parking lot, and wheelchair facilities.

Which train companies travel from Berlin to Munich?

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator for trains from Berlin to Munich. Most trains offer intercity and regional services, either direct or with connections along the journey. These companies are official partners with Omio and ensure travelers have updated information through the Omio app about their seat. Again, these trains provide day and night services, but departure times differ, depending on the company. High-speed trains in these companies travel at 186 mph (300 km/h) but mainly cover long-distance trips. However, whether you need a shorter or long-distance journey, these companies provide unique train services from booking services to your final destination.

Night trains Berlin

The earliest night train from Berlin to Munich leaves at around 7:00 p.m. However, you should check night departure dates before booking because they are changeable during weekends and holidays. Night trains take a longer duration, around 8h 50min, because they make several stops along the way. However, these trains offer cheaper train tickets, and you save a few pennies during your trip.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Munich

Usually, 12 trains leave for Munich from Berlin every day. Some travel directly to Munich, but others make connections in major cities such as Leipzig and Erfurt. Most trains take 4h 47min. However, the fastest train takes about 3h 55min, and the slowest takes around 8h 50min. Some trains can also take between 10 to 13 hours depending on the transfers and stops made during the journey. High-speed trains operate long distances at 186 mph (300 km/h).

Trains from Berlin to Munich: Sustainability travel

Taking the train is a sustainable way of traveling. Deutsche Bahn trains are one of the best choices if you prefer sustainable travel because they run using 100% green electricity. Therefore, they emit less carbon per mile, despite traveling longer distances. These trains are also strict on the products used in the station and onboard. This ensures that all materials used are recyclable to avoid pollution, which in turn makes the environment greener and cleaner.

Train Berlin to Munich: Services on Board

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Munich offer first-class and second-class seating. Services onboard depend on the train you book but may include Wi-Fi, snacks, beverages, and comfortable seats. Luggage policy allows travelers to bring luggage on board without restrictions. There are luggage racks to place your suitcase, but you are responsible for your luggage throughout the trip. Bikes are also allowed on board, but you should fold them in a bag.

If you are traveling long distances, you must pay an additional fee for your bike. Small pets are allowed on board at no extra cost, but you should carry your pet in a carrier. However, you need to purchase a ticket if you have a larger dog. Your dog should be muzzled and on a leash during the trip. This ensures that all passengers are comfortable. However, guide dogs can travel without restrictions or additional costs. The staff at the station are available to help travelers with limited mobility while the trains and the station are wheelchair-accessible. Those with disabilities should contact the company at least 48h before traveling to avoid any last-minute issues.

How to find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Munich?

You should travel during off-peak hours if you need to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Munich. Being flexible with travel dates is crucial because you avoid busy routes that have increased train ticket prices. You can also find a cheap train ticket by booking in advance. You enjoy huge discounts and special deals by booking at least 3 months before traveling, saving you a few pennies. Another way to find a cheap train ticket is by choosing connecting trains. They offer more affordable tickets and slower journeys than direct trains. Though you spend more time traveling, you can never have a dull moment with the numerous scenic views along the way.

Marienplatz at sunset in Munich. Source: Shutterstock

To Munich by train – travel tips

Munich is a city like no other. It’s lively day and night, giving its visitors the best times of their lives. Those who love nature can visit the parks in the city, including Nymphenburg Palace Park, Botanical Garden, and Riemer Park. Here, you can stroll and lie on the green grass while breathing in the fresh air. You can also engage in fun activities, including watching sports at Allianz Arena, purchasing local produce at Viktualiemarkt, and joining other travelers at Oktoberfest.

Other things to keep you entertained include viewing the animals at Munchener Tierpark Hellabrunn and surfing at English Garden. Munich also boasts several attractions, including Munich Residenz, Christkindlmarkts, Peterskirche, Deutsches Museum, Marienplatz, BMW Museum, and Alte Pinakothek. Don't forget your updated guide for travel tips, the Omio magazine Window Seat.

  • Jazzbar Vogler
  • Hard Rock Café Munich
  • BlackBook Tours
  • Stadion an der Schleissheimerstrasse
  • Boilerman Bar Munich
  • Jazzclub Unterfahrt
  • Kennedys Bar & Restaurant, Munich
  • Sant Emmerams Muhle
  • Mister B‘s Jazz Bar
  • Bayerischer Hof Night Club

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Munich

Travel Tips: 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
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Berlin to Munich for the next 7 days starting from $48 (€43)  one way.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Munich train price to come in at an average of $78 (€70)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Berlin and Munich by train to be approximately 312 miles (504 km).
On average the Berlin to Munich train travel time is 4 h 47 min  for the 312 miles (504 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your route from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Munich you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in München Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center of Berlin.

The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center of Munich.

For the best Berlin to Munich train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | ICE, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Berlin and Munich to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 27 direct trains to Munich from Berlin per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 28 trains a day from Berlin to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Berlin to Munich leaves at 8: 29 PM. The last train departing from Berlin to Munich leaves at 8: 29 PM. You can find the latest Berlin to Munich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Berlin to Munich to cost on average $78 (€70) 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 journey. 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 in Berlin and Munich

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Munich
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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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 302971055
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Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
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
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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