Train from Frankfurt to Munich

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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90

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

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08:53PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h24 12:17AMMunich Hbf
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08:53PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h30 12:23AMMunich Hbf
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Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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06:19PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 10:15PMMunich Hbf
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07:53PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h18 11:11PMMunich Hbf
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08:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h39 12:01AMMunich Hbf
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08:53PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h24 12:17AMMunich Hbf
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08:53PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h30 12:23AMMunich Hbf
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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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Fastest Journey

3 h 12 m

Average

3 h 39 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

304 km

Of the 38 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.

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05:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h12 09:05AMMunich Hbf
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06:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h13 10:06AMMunich Hbf
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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
frequencyTrain frequency21 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 21 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich cover the 188 miles (304 km) long route taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Munich trains

Deutsche Bahn will get you to Munich from Frankfurt am Main at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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 Frankfurt am Main to Munich train.

Train information from Frankfurt am Main to Munich with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 28 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 23 a day

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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Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Munich.
FAQs
The distance to Munich from Frankfurt am Main by train is approximately 188 miles (304 km).
The train time from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is on average 4 h 40 min  for the 188 miles (304 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Frankfurt am Main to Munich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. 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 Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   to München Hbf.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 9.2 miles (14.8 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 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, you can rely on FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or 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 trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 21 direct trains between Frankfurt am Main and Munich 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.
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Munich is 21 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Munich leaves at 4: 53 AM. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Munich leaves at 9: 50 PM. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Munich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Frankfurt am Main and Munich

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Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main 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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