The cheapest trains from Berlin to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$92

Average

$128

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Munich will cost around $ 128 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 92.

2nd Cheapest
09:28PMBerlin Hbf10h03 07:31AMMunich Hbf
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$921One-way
07:28PMBerlin Hbf4h56 12:24AMMunich Hbf
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$951One-way
10:29PMBerlin Hbf9h20 07:49AMMunich Hbf
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$961One-way
03:37PMBerlin Hbf4h32 08:09PMMunich Hbf
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$1111One-way
06:05PMBerlin Hbf4h02 10:07PMMunich Hbf
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$1111One-way

Timetable Berlin to Munich

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04:30AMBerlin Hbf4h55 09:25AMMunich Hbf
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06:01AMBerlin Hbf4h06 10:07AMMunich Hbf
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06:30AMBerlin Hbf4h33 11:03AMMunich Hbf
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08:05AMBerlin Hbf4h02 12:07PMMunich Hbf
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08:30AMBerlin Hbf4h33 01:03PMMunich Hbf
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09:37AMBerlin Hbf4h30 02:07PMMunich Hbf
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10:30AMBerlin Hbf4h37 03:07PMMunich Hbf
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11:37AMBerlin Hbf4h30 04:07PMMunich Hbf
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12:05PMBerlin Hbf4h37 04:42PMMunich Hbf
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12:05PMBerlin Hbf4h12 04:17PMMunich Hbf
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12:30PMBerlin Hbf4h37 05:07PMMunich Hbf
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01:37PMBerlin Hbf4h30 06:07PMMunich Hbf
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02:30PMBerlin Hbf4h38 07:08PMMunich Hbf
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03:37PMBerlin Hbf4h32 08:09PMMunich Hbf
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04:30PMBerlin Hbf4h34 09:04PMMunich Hbf
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06:05PMBerlin Hbf4h02 10:07PMMunich Hbf
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06:30PMBerlin Hbf4h34 11:04PMMunich Hbf
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07:28PMBerlin Hbf4h56 12:24AMMunich Hbf
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09:28PMBerlin Hbf10h03 07:31AMMunich Hbf
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10:29PMBerlin Hbf9h20 07:49AMMunich Hbf
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Sat
Sep 18
$60FlixTrain
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Sep 19
$25FlixTrain
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$187Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 20
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$187Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 21
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$25FlixTrain
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$246Lufthansa
Fri
Sep 24
$12FlixTrain
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 25
$40Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$25FlixTrain
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$112Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$12FlixTrain
$17Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$97Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$82Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$30Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$97Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$97Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$30Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Berlin to Munich

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

4 h 2 m

Average

5 h 1 m

Trains per day

20

Distance

505 km

Of the 20 trains that leave Berlin for Munich every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 505 km distance in an average of 5 h 1 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 2 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 3 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:05PMBerlin Hbf4h02 10:07PMMunich Hbf
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$1111One-way
Fastest
08:05AMBerlin Hbf4h02 12:07PMMunich Hbf
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$1591One-way
2nd Fastest
06:01AMBerlin Hbf4h06 10:07AMMunich Hbf
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$1451One-way
12:05PMBerlin Hbf4h12 04:17PMMunich Hbf
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$1451One-way
11:37AMBerlin Hbf4h30 04:07PMMunich Hbf
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$1451One-way

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Train Information from Berlin to Munich

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Munich cover the 312 miles (504 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 55 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 $36 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

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.

Train information from Berlin to Munich with Deutsche Bahn:

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

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Berlin and Munich and when traveling by train:

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

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
What is the price of the cheapest train from Berlin to Munich?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Berlin to Munich for as low as $25 (€20)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Berlin and Munich?
The Berlin to Munich train ticket price is on average $36 (€29)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Berlin to Munich by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Berlin to Munich by train to be approximately 312 miles (504 km).
What is the Berlin to Munich train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 312 miles (504 km) from Berlin to Munich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Berlin to Munich train journey time is on average 4 h 55 min.
What train station in Berlin goes to Munich? What train station do I come into Munich from Berlin?

When taking the train from Berlin to Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your trip can end in train stations such as München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

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

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Munich? Where is the train station in Munich located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Berlin to Munich?
For the route from Berlin to Munich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Berlin to Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any direct trains from Berlin to Munich?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day between Berlin and Munich. 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 train services per day are there between Berlin and Munich?
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.
When can I take the first train from Berlin to Munich? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Berlin at 5: 24 AM. The last train leaves from Berlin at 8: 29 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Berlin to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy the Berlin to Munich train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Munich is on average $36 (€29) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Munich from Berlin available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Munich
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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