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The cheapest trains from London to Munich

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Cheapest

$414

Average

$491

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 London to Munich will cost around $ 491 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 414.

Cheapest
11:04AMLondon St Pancras International9h08 09:12PMMunich
3 changes
$4141One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:01AMLondon St Pancras International10h26 07:27PMMunich
2 changes
$5201One-way
12:31PMLondon St Pancras International10h03 11:34PMMunich
2 changes
$5401One-way

Timetable London to Munich

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08:01AMLondon St Pancras International10h26 07:27PMMunich
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11:04AMLondon St Pancras International9h08 09:12PMMunich
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12:31PMLondon St Pancras International10h03 11:34PMMunich
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The fastest trains from London to Munich

Showing times and prices for Aug 4

Fastest Journey

9 h 8 m

Average

9 h 52 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

918 km

It's difficult to get from London to Munich without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
11:04AMLondon St Pancras International9h08 09:12PMMunich
3 changes
$4141One-way
2nd Fastest
12:31PMLondon St Pancras International10h03 11:34PMMunich
2 changes
$5401One-way
08:01AMLondon St Pancras International10h26 07:27PMMunich
2 changes
$5201One-way

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Train Information between London and Munich

distanceDistance569 miles (917 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from London to Munich cover the 569 miles (917 km) long journey with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in München Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn from London to Munich

Travel on Deutsche Bahn trains between London and Munich at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 569 miles (917 km) journey from London to Munich with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey from London to Munich if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from London to Munich and when traveling by train:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from London to Munich: Journey Details

Catching the train from London to Munich is simple, but there are no direct train routes between the two cities. The fastest daily routes involves two changes (in Brussels and Frankfurt) and takes between 9 hours and 9 hours 30 minutes. Trains from London to Munich are operated by a combination of Eurostar from London to Brussels, and Deutsche Bahn, from Brussels to various German destinations. The earliest trains leave London at 6:50 a.m. and the final departure (an overnight train) leaves at 7:30 p.m. There is only one departure on Sundays, but at least 5 every other day.

Return trains from Munich to London are also available.


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


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Taking the Train from London

All services between London and Munich depart from London St Pancras station, the terminus for all Eurostar trains. The best option To reach St Pancras will usually be catching a Tube. Take the Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria, Hammersmith and City, Circle or Metropolitan lines to Kings Cross. Alternatively, you can take trains from suburbs like Borehamwood, or hop on buses like the 73, 476 or 10 from various central districts. The Tube runs until 12:30 a.m., so should be convenient for all trains to Munich.

Getting into Munich by Train

Munich is one of Europe's great historical destinations. It boasts gorgeous medieval architecture (such as the Michaelskirche and the Alter Hof), huge riverside beer gardens, the green spaces of the beautiful Tiergarten and the sporting excitement of watching Bayern Munich. All trains from London arrive at the city's Hauptbahnhof. Centrally located, the Hauptbahnhof is a 10 minute Metro ride away from most central sights and hotels. The Metro runs until 1:00 a.m. every night, so it should be available whenever your train arrives. There are also night buses for inconvenient arrival times, and a taxi rank right outside the station.

Travel Tips

Trains from London to Munich
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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between London and Munich?

Travel between London, 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 London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers

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 8/2/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Munich from London before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Munich, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Munich?

Entry into United Kingdom 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 8/2/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Munich.

How far is it from London to Munich by train?
You should expect to travel around 569 miles (917 km)  from London to Munich by train.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Munich?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   to München Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Munich located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London. The most popular arrival train station in Munich, called München Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from London to Munich?
When taking a train from London to Munich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Munich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from London to Munich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Munich
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
Amenities
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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WC

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 Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
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.
London Waterloo East
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176