Essen to Munich train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Munich

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

76

Average

113

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.

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04:00PMEssen Hbf7h41 11:41PMMunich Hbf
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761One-way
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08:25PMEssen Hbf9h38 06:03AMMunich Hbf
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761One-way
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04:42PMEssen Hbf7h27 12:09AMMunich Hbf
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761One-way
05:59PMEssen Hbf7h52 01:51AMMunich Hbf
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801One-way
02:39PMEssen Hbf5h50 08:29PMMunich Hbf
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801One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Munich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 13
01:48AMEssen Hbf6h45 08:33AMMunich Hbf
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01:48AMEssen Hbf8h39 10:27AMMunich Hbf
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03:48AMEssen Hbf6h45 10:33AMMunich Hbf
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03:48AMEssen Hbf6h39 10:27AMMunich Hbf
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04:36AMEssen Hbf7h14 11:50AMMunich Hbf
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05:41AMEssen Hbf6h46 12:27PMMunich Hbf
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05:41AMEssen Hbf5h46 11:27AMMunich Hbf
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06:41AMEssen Hbf5h46 12:27PMMunich Hbf
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06:41AMEssen Hbf7h21 02:02PMMunich Hbf
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07:06AMEssen Hbf6h06 01:12PMMunich Hbf
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07:06AMEssen Hbf7h05 02:11PMMunich Hbf
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07:58AMEssen Hbf5h29 01:27PMMunich Hbf
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07:58AMEssen Hbf7h14 03:12PMMunich Hbf
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08:06AMEssen Hbf6h05 02:11PMMunich Hbf
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08:39AMEssen Hbf5h53 02:32PMMunich Hbf
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08:39AMEssen Hbf7h23 04:02PMMunich Hbf
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08:41AMEssen Hbf5h46 02:27PMMunich Hbf
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09:21AMEssen Hbf6h08 03:29PMMunich Hbf
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09:57AMEssen Hbf5h31 03:28PMMunich Hbf
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09:57AMEssen Hbf7h30 05:27PMMunich Hbf
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10:36AMEssen Hbf6h01 04:37PMMunich Hbf
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10:36AMEssen Hbf7h27 06:03PMMunich Hbf
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10:41AMEssen Hbf5h46 04:27PMMunich Hbf
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11:50AMEssen Hbf5h48 05:38PMMunich Hbf
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11:50AMEssen Hbf5h37 05:27PMMunich Hbf
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12:36PMEssen Hbf5h57 06:33PMMunich Hbf
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12:42PMEssen Hbf5h45 06:27PMMunich Hbf
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01:05PMEssen Hbf6h06 07:11PMMunich Hbf
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01:05PMEssen Hbf6h22 07:27PMMunich Hbf
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01:51PMEssen Hbf5h50 07:41PMMunich Hbf
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01:51PMEssen Hbf5h36 07:27PMMunich Hbf
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01:58PMEssen Hbf7h14 09:12PMMunich Hbf
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02:39PMEssen Hbf5h50 08:29PMMunich Hbf
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02:39PMEssen Hbf5h49 08:28PMMunich Hbf
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02:45PMEssen Hbf7h16 10:01PMMunich Hbf
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02:45PMEssen Hbf5h43 08:28PMMunich Hbf
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02:56PMEssen Hbf7h30 10:26PMMunich Hbf
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03:49PMEssen Hbf5h38 09:27PMMunich Hbf
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03:49PMEssen Hbf5h43 09:32PMMunich Hbf
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04:00PMEssen Hbf7h41 11:41PMMunich Hbf
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04:42PMEssen Hbf7h27 12:09AMMunich Hbf
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04:49PMEssen Hbf5h37 10:26PMMunich Hbf
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04:49PMEssen Hbf5h44 10:33PMMunich Hbf
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05:49PMEssen Hbf5h57 11:46PMMunich Hbf
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05:59PMEssen Hbf7h52 01:51AMMunich Hbf
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06:37PMEssen Hbf6h30 01:07AMMunich Hbf
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06:37PMEssen Hbf6h14 12:51AMMunich Hbf
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06:54PMEssen Hbf6h04 12:58AMMunich Hbf
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08:25PMEssen Hbf9h38 06:03AMMunich Hbf
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10:41PMEssen Hbf8h50 07:31AMMunich Hbf
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10:41PMEssen Hbf7h22 06:03AMMunich Hbf
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Fastest train times from Essen to Munich

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

5 h 29 m

Average

6 h 32 m

Trains per day

51

Distance

493 km

Of the 51 trains that leave Essen for Munich every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:58AMEssen Hbf5h29 01:27PMMunich Hbf
2 transfers
1161One-way
2nd Fastest
09:57AMEssen Hbf5h31 03:28PMMunich Hbf
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1261One-way
01:51PMEssen Hbf5h36 07:27PMMunich Hbf
2 transfers
1161One-way
04:49PMEssen Hbf5h37 10:26PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
1261One-way
11:50AMEssen Hbf5h37 05:27PMMunich Hbf
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1261One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Munich

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Essen to Munich cover the 306 miles (493 km) long route taking on average 8 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $57 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Munich trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Essen to Munich from $19 (€18) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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 Essen to Munich train.

Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Munich train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 48 min
  • Average Price: $19
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 11 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Essen to Munich

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Essen to Munich. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Essen to Munich and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Essen 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 Essen to Munich.
FAQs
Train tickets to Munich from Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $19 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Essen to Munich train to cost on average $57 (€52)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Essen to Munich by train to be approximately 306 miles (493 km).
On average the Essen to Munich train travel time is 8 h 6 min  for the 306 miles (493 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Munich, you can end your route in train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf   to München Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center.

For the journey from Essen to Munich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Essen and Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Essen to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Essen to Munich at 7: 20 AM   or take the last train from Essen to Munich leaving at 9: 01 PM. Look for the latest Essen to Munich train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Essen and Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $57 (€52) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Essen to Munich a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen 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 Essen for your trip to Munich.
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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.
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