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Train Information to Munich from Frankfurt

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€22)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Frankfurt to Munich cover the 188 miles (304 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 35 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $28 (€22)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $10 (€8).

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Deutsche Bahn between Frankfurt and Munich

Travel from Frankfurt to Munich from $10 (€8) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Frankfurt to Munich in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route between Frankfurt and Munich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Frankfurt to Munich is 188 miles (304 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Frankfurt 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 from Frankfurt to Munich:

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Trains from Frankfurt to Munich

Trains from Frankfurt to Munich are frequent, meaning that travel between these two German cities is convenient for almost any schedule. Trains depart at least once an hour every day from early in the morning to well into the evening, and the journey generally takes just over 3h. With Omio, getting to Munich to enjoy the city’s unique blend of modern stylishness and cultural heritage is just a train away. Enjoy the train journey and prepare to discover there is more to Munich than Oktoberfest.

  

Which train companies travel from Frankfurt to Munich?

There is one train company that services routes between Frankfurt and Munich, Deutsche Bahn. As the Germany’s largest train company, they offer extensive schedules while still offering excellent services on all their trains. And through Omio, you can take advantage of Deutsche Bahn’s flexible tickets. Take any train departure you want on the day and hop off and on as you wish along your route for as long as your ticket is valid. Depending on the distance you are traveling, this could be one or two days.

 

Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt to Munich

Deutsche Bahn has an extensive schedule from Frankfurt to Munich. Services run every day, with most departures being direct, non-stop journeys and others requiring on change, either in Stuttgart or Nuremberg. The direct train trips are usually a little over 3h long, while the ones with a change can take almost 4h. Deutsche Bahn has a range of train type available. Long distance trains include high-speed models as well as long-distance and double decker trains for intercity and inter-Europe travel. Regional trains are also available for more local travels within Germany, with quick connections to more long-distance services. Of the various train types available, the ICE high-speed trains are generally what run these routes, including those with a train change. The refund and exchange ticket policy depend on the type you purchase. The Super Saver fare does not allow refunds or exchanges, but Saver and Flexible tickets allow refunds and exchanges, often with a processing fee.

 

Train Frankfurt to Munich: Services on board

You can book a first- or second-class ticket for your train from Frankfurt to Munich. In 2nd class, you can access catering, free Wi-Fi, and power outlets. In 1st class, you get more legroom in addition to food and beverage services and free Wi-Fi. Also, you can reserve seats in 1st class. Deutshe Bahn allows hand-carry luggage on board as well as larger items that can fit in the luggage racks. You can only bring bicycles on long distance trains that have the capacity. You will need to check in advance as you will also need to purchase a special ticket and make a reservation for bicycle space. If you are traveling with your pet, you need to check on the travel policy at the time. Generally, small pets in a carrier can travel, but a ticket may be required. Larger dogs must be muzzled and will require a ticket, often equivalent to a children’s ticket price. Disabled travelers do have access to special assistance, services, and facilities at the major train stations in Frankfurt and Munich. To ensure that the appropriate help is available for your journey, you should contact Deutsche Bahn in advance with the relevant information.

 

Frankfurt to Munich Train Time: Daily Departures

The timetable for trains from Frankfurt to Munich has many departures. There are over 30 on the schedule for weekdays as well as weekends. At least one train leaves every hour beginning from around 8:00 a.m. to around 9:00 p.m. Mainly, these are direct, non-stop journeys. Trips requiring a train change occur only about five times a day, so you can travel to Munich from Frankfurt without having to transfer more often than not, any day of the week.

 

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

The duration of the train journeys from Frankfurt to Munich are usually around 3h long. There are no off peak or peak hours differences in journeys, but the non-stop trains are usually a little over 3h long. The journeys that require a change take closer to 4h. And the night trains sometimes can take up to 6h to reach Munich.

 

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

Departure train station: Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is the station departing Frankfurt for Munich. It is open 24h a day, seven days a week. A major transportation hub, this train station is just 1 mile (1.7 km) from the city center and is accessible by bus, subway, taxi, or even walking. If you are traveling from the famous Zeil street, there is Hauptwache station. All the S-Bahn trains that stop here go to the Hbf, just carefully check the train’s direction. You should arrive at least 20min before your departure. There are plenty of restaurants, bars, and shops as well as luggage lockers and full accessibility for disabled travelers.

Arrival train station: You will arrive at Munich Hbf. This train station is also a major transportation hub, open 24h a day, seven days a week. It is about 1 mile (1.3 km) from the city center, which is about a 15-min walk, but you can easily take the subway or the rapid transit system there too. If you are heading to the heart of the city center at the Marienplatz station, head for the S-Bahn trains. If you want 1min or 2min to relax first, there are plenty of food and shopping outlets here. There are also luggage lockers and full handicapped accessibility available.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Munich?

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Munich are easy to find with Omio. You can choose from low-cost options like the Super Saver if you are set on your travel times and dates. Cheap train tickets can also mean looking into flexible tickets if you are planning on multiple stops in one day. Also, booking in advance with Deutsche Bahn is an excellent option to save money. The further in advance you book your ticket, the greater the discount could be. Travel times in this case do not necessarily mean savings. You should check the schedule and ticket prices closely as a shorter journey may be the cheaper one. For the best discounts, look into Deutsche Bahn’s BahnCard. There are three levels with 25 %, 50 %, or 100 % off tickets for three months or a year. Students and seniors get special deals for these discount cards, which also includes discounts for travel in Europe. There is also the German Rail Pass for flat-fee rates all over the country.

 

Travel Tips

Trains from Frankfurt 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 to Munich.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Munich from Frankfurt cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Frankfurt to Munich trains for as little as $10 (€8)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Frankfurt to Munich?
The train price from Frankfurt to Munich is on average $28 (€22)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Frankfurt to Munich by train?
You should expect to travel around 188 miles (304 km)  to Munich from Frankfurt by train.
How many hours is the train time to Munich from Frankfurt?
On average the Frankfurt to Munich train travel time is 3 h 35 min  for the 188 miles (304 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When can I take the first train from Frankfurt to Munich? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Frankfurt to Munich at 4: 32 AM   or take the last train from Frankfurt to Munich leaving at 11: 49 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt to Munich train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Frankfurt to Munich to get the best deals?
If you book the Frankfurt to Munich train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $28 (€22). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Frankfurt and Munich. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
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