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Train Information from Cardiff to Munich

distanceDistance694 miles (1119 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Munich cover the 694 miles (1119 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in München Hbf.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Munich, Germany if I'm coming from Cardiff, United Kingdom by train?

Travel between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Munich, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Cardiff?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Munich from Cardiff before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Munich, Germany to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Munich is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cardiff from Munich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Munich?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cardiff from Munich closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from Cardiff to Munich by train?
The distance from Cardiff to Munich by train is approximately 694 miles (1119 km).
What train station in Cardiff goes to Munich? What train station do I come into Munich from Cardiff?

When taking a train from Cardiff, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). 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 Cardiff Central   to München Hbf.

Where do I find the Cardiff train station to Munich? Where is the Munich train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Cardiff Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Cardiff.

The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Munich.

How many train services are there to Munich from Cardiff a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Cardiff to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Munich
Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff 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 Cardiff for your trip to Munich.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway