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The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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Cheapest

$63

Average

$83

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 Frankfurt am Main to Munich will cost around $ 83 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 63.

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06:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 10:12AMMunich Hbf
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$631One-way
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03:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h05 07:11PMMunich Hbf
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07:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h20 11:14PMMunich Hbf
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04:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h20 08:14PMMunich Hbf
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08:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h16 12:10AMMunich Hbf
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Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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12:07AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h56 06:03AMMunich Hbf
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02:25AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf5h06 07:31AMMunich Hbf
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04:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h16 08:10AMMunich Hbf
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05:33AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h38 10:11AMMunich Hbf
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05:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h13 09:07AMMunich Hbf
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05:58AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h27 09:25AMMunich Hbf
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06:48AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h39 10:27AMMunich Hbf
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06:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 10:12AMMunich Hbf
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06:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 10:52AMMunich Hbf
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06:55AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h17 11:12AMMunich Hbf
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07:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h17 11:11AMMunich Hbf
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08:05AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd3h57 12:02PMMunich Hbf
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08:20AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h50 12:10PMMunich Hbf
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08:50AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h37 12:27PMMunich Hbf
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08:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 12:12PMMunich Hbf
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08:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:50PMMunich Hbf
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09:06AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h06 01:12PMMunich Hbf
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09:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 01:13PMMunich Hbf
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10:05AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd4h02 02:07PMMunich Hbf
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10:20AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 02:11PMMunich Hbf
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10:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h17 02:11PMMunich Hbf
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11:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 03:12PMMunich Hbf
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12:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Süd3h06 03:12PMMunich Hbf
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12:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 04:11PMMunich Hbf
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12:50PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h37 04:27PMMunich Hbf
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12:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 04:50PMMunich Hbf
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12:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h23 04:17PMMunich Hbf
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01:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 05:12PMMunich Hbf
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02:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 06:11PMMunich Hbf
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02:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 06:12PMMunich Hbf
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03:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h05 07:11PMMunich Hbf
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03:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h22 07:16PMMunich Hbf
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04:00PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h02 08:02PMMunich Hbf
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04:00PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h09 08:09PMMunich Hbf
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04:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:11PMMunich Hbf
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04:50PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h37 08:27PMMunich Hbf
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04:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 08:50PMMunich Hbf
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04:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h20 08:14PMMunich Hbf
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05:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h06 09:12PMMunich Hbf
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05:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 09:13PMMunich Hbf
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06:19PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 10:15PMMunich Hbf
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06:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 10:07PMMunich Hbf
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06:50PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h36 10:26PMMunich Hbf
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06:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h19 10:13PMMunich Hbf
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06:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h06 11:00PMMunich Hbf
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07:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h20 11:14PMMunich Hbf
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08:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h16 12:10AMMunich Hbf
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Tue
Jun 22
$76Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$231Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 23
$63Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$322Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 24
$13FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$428Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$19FlixTrain
$23Flixbus
$231Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 26
$38Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Jun 27
$25FlixTrain
$23Flixbus
$193Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 28
$38Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$163Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
$38Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Jun 30
$35Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$231Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 1
$10FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$367Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
$10FlixTrain
$23Flixbus
$163Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$10FlixTrain
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 4
$19FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Mon
Jul 5
$30Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Tue
Jul 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Jul 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 8
$10FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$193Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$110Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 10
$10FlixTrain
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$110Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jul 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Jul 12
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$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$110Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 6 m

Average

3 h 44 m

Trains per day

47

Distance

304 km

Of the 47 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Munich every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 304 km distance in an average of 3 h 44 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 5 h 56 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
12:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Süd3h06 03:12PMMunich Hbf
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$1011One-way
2nd Fastest
05:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h13 09:07AMMunich Hbf
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$881One-way
04:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h16 08:10AMMunich Hbf
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$881One-way
08:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h16 12:10AMMunich Hbf
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$631One-way
10:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h17 02:11PMMunich Hbf
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$1011One-way

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Journey Summary

Frankfurt am Main to Munich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 58 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $23
Trains depart from:Frankfurt am Main
Trains arrive in:Munich
Distance:304 km
Train Companies:FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn
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Frankfurt am Main to Munich with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Munich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $13 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Frankfurt am Main to Munich in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Munich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is 188 miles (304 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Munich start at $38 (€30).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Munich:

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  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

Trains offer a fast, reliable, and extremely comfortable way to make the journey from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, with numerous departures every day of the year. In fact, travelers can choose from 19-20 direct weekday services, and 10 departures on Saturdays and Sundays. Journey times won't be too long, averaging around three hours 15 minutes, and trains run straight into Munich Hauptbahnhof.

Frankfurt am Main to Munich Train Time: Daily Departures

It should always be possible to find a convenient train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, whether travelers are booking during the week or at the weekend, and whatever time of year they need to travel. Expect 18-20 trains during the week, none of which require a change at any stage. Numbers drop off a little at the weekend, when there should be 10 options to choose from. There will always be an early departure just before 5:00 a.m., and the final train to Munich leaves Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof at shortly after midnight.

How long is the journey by train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

Frankfurt and Munich are 300 miles (392km) apart, but thanks to Deutsche Bahn's high speed trains, services can cover that distance in as little as three hours 12 minutes. Most direct services take a little longer than that, although the midnight service tends to take just under six hours, arriving shortly before breakfast. Generally speaking, these durations compare favorably with flights, especially when airport transfers are taken into account.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

Departure train station: Any direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich will leave from Frankfurt's Hauptbahnhof. The main station is around a mile west of the city center, but metro services take just five minutes from Mitte, and transfers from Ostend will take just under ten minutes. The station is well-equipped with amenities, from bike parks and disabled assistance to restrooms, shops, restaurants, and baggage storage. It also offers free WiFi for all.

Arrival train station: The train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich will always arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof. Thanks to its central location, transfers from the station to popular neighborhoods won't take more than 15 minutes, and passengers can walk to the center in 10-15 minutes. At the station, expect a full selection of stores, eateries, restrooms, WiFi, and tourist information facilities.

Which train companies travel from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

The Frankfurt to Munich route is one of the busiest in Germany, which is why there are so many daily departures. However, there is only one operator on the route, and that's Deutsche Bahn (DB). The German national carrier schedules year-round direct services straight to Munich.

DB Frankfurt am Main to Munich

DB provides a high-quality service from Frankfurt to Munich, covering the distance between the two cities in around three hours 15 minutes. No changes are needed en route to Munich, and there will be at least 10-20 services on any given day. Services include standard express trains, as well as a midnight train which travels overnight, arriving early in the morning.

Frankfurt am Main to Munich Trains: Services on Board

Deutsche Bahn's ICE trains include First Class and Standard seating. In First Class, travelers benefit from free, unlimited WiFi, extra seat room, individual seating, power sockets, food-to-seat services, and free newspapers. Standard is much more basic, but WiFi is still free, quiet zones provide tranquility, and buffet cars offer a range of beverages and snacks. Passengers can take small luggage items such as laptop bags, as well as one larger item (which is not too large for a single person to carry easily). Not all ICE trains have bicycle storage capacity, so check before traveling if that is an issue. Pets are permitted, although they must be kept in suitable containers or on a secure leash. DB's Frankfurt to Munich services are well-adapted for wheelchair users, too. Travelers can request assistance from the Accessibility and Mobility service 48 hours in advance, and all trains are designed to enable easy boarding.

How to find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

If passengers want to find the cheapest fares when taking the train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, be aware that prices vary during the day. Early morning or overnight trains can often be a quarter of the price of a lunchtime or afternoon service, and services in the evening (rush hour) are the most expensive of all. If peak period travel is unavoidable, booking in advance can keep costs down. And it might be a good idea to check out indirect services. Trains via Nuremberg can take under four hours to reach Munich, but can be much cheaper at peak times.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Munich and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Munich.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Munich cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt am Main to Munich trains for as little as $13 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Munich from Frankfurt am Main?
The Frankfurt am Main to Munich train ticket price is on average $39 (€31)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Munich from Frankfurt am Main by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Munich from Frankfurt am Main by train to be approximately 188 miles (304 km).
What is the Frankfurt am Main to Munich train travel time?
The train time from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is on average 3 h 43 min  for the 188 miles (304 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Munich from Frankfurt am Main by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Munich?

When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and Frankfurt Main Ost. When arriving in Munich, you can end your journey in train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   to München Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Frankfurt am Main train station to Munich? Where is the Munich train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers go from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?
If you're looking for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Munich. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Frankfurt am Main to Munich journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?
Yes, there are direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Frankfurt am Main at 6: 20 AM. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 11: 11 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Frankfurt am Main to Munich train for the best deals on tickets?
If you buy a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€31) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.