The cheapest trains from Munich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Cheapest

$45

Average

$109

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 Munich to Berlin will cost around $ 109 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.

Cheapest
06:53PMMunich Hbf4h42 11:35PMBerlin Hbf
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:11PMMunich Hbf9h53 07:04AMBerlin Hbf
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$531One-way
09:51PMMunich Hbf10h06 07:57AMBerlin Hbf
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$551One-way
03:50PMMunich Hbf4h34 08:24PMBerlin Hbf
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$841One-way
05:51PMMunich Hbf4h00 09:51PMBerlin Hbf
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$841One-way

Timetable Munich to Berlin

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01:59AMMunich Hbf6h59 08:58AMBerlin Hbf
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05:53AMMunich Hbf3h58 09:51AMBerlin Hbf
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06:50AMMunich Hbf4h39 11:29AMBerlin Hbf
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07:51AMMunich Hbf4h35 12:26PMBerlin Hbf
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08:50AMMunich Hbf4h39 01:29PMBerlin Hbf
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09:50AMMunich Hbf4h35 02:25PMBerlin Hbf
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10:51AMMunich Hbf4h38 03:29PMBerlin Hbf
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11:14AMMunich Hbf4h38 03:52PMBerlin Hbf
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11:45AMMunich Hbf4h07 03:52PMBerlin Hbf
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11:51AMMunich Hbf4h34 04:25PMBerlin Hbf
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12:51PMMunich Hbf4h39 05:30PMBerlin Hbf
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01:51PMMunich Hbf4h36 06:27PMBerlin Hbf
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02:51PMMunich Hbf4h39 07:30PMBerlin Hbf
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03:50PMMunich Hbf4h34 08:24PMBerlin Hbf
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04:51PMMunich Hbf4h38 09:29PMBerlin Hbf
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05:51PMMunich Hbf4h00 09:51PMBerlin Hbf
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06:53PMMunich Hbf4h42 11:35PMBerlin Hbf
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07:51PMMunich Hbf4h40 12:31AMBerlin Hbf
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09:11PMMunich Hbf9h53 07:04AMBerlin Hbf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf10h06 07:57AMBerlin Hbf
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11:00PMMunich Hbf10h22 09:22AMBerlin Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
Sep 18
$45Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$188Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 19
$37FlixTrain
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$188Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 20
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Tue
Sep 21
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Wed
Sep 22
$42Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$285Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 23
$30Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$12FlixTrain
$17Flixbus
$197Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 25
$45Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
$114Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$25FlixTrain
$17Flixbus
$114Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$158Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$114Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$230Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$35Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$197Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$122Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$99Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$84Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$12FlixTrain
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$99Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$99Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$158Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$30Deutsche Bahn
$12BlaBlaCar Bus
$143Eurowings

The fastest trains from Munich to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 58 m

Average

5 h 26 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

505 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Munich for Berlin every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 505 km distance in an average of 5 h 26 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 58 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 22 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
05:53AMMunich Hbf3h58 09:51AMBerlin Hbf
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$1421One-way
2nd Fastest
05:51PMMunich Hbf4h00 09:51PMBerlin Hbf
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$841One-way
11:45AMMunich Hbf4h07 03:52PMBerlin Hbf
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$1291One-way
03:50PMMunich Hbf4h34 08:24PMBerlin Hbf
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$841One-way
11:51AMMunich Hbf4h34 04:25PMBerlin Hbf
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$1171One-way

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Train Information between Munich and Berlin

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Berlin cover the 312 miles (504 km) long route taking on average 8 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $37 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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 Munich to Berlin train.

Munich to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 2 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 13 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Berlin, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Trains from Munich to Berlin

Catching trains from Munich to Berlin is a convenient and easy travel option. There are trains departing almost every hour, every day of the week. The journeys vary in length depending on route and type of train. You could go directly through with no stops for about 4 hours or take up to 12 hours with around 5 changes and stops.

Munich to Berlin train times: daily departures

There are trains from Munich to Berlin every day. Trains depart about every hour, from around 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. during the week. On weekends, trains start around 6:00 a.m. on Saturdays and 7:00 a.m. on Sundays, with both days' final departure around 10:00 pm. You should still check the schedule for additional departures on certain days.

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

The train journeys between Munich to Berlin vary vastly. The fastest trains from Munich to Berlin are the non-stop departures. These train trips can be as quick as 4 hours. However, there are much slower routes that can take around 12 hours and may include up to 5 train changes.

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

Departure station: All trains depart to Berlin from Munich's main train station, München Hauptbahnof. It is approximately a 10-minute, 2-mile drive to the city center. There are also multiple modes of public buses, trams, and trains connecting to the rest of the city. You get free WiFi for 30 minutes, and there plenty of shops and restaurants, as well as luggage lockers and disabled access for your convenience.

Arrival station: Trains from Munich arrive at Berlin's main train station, Berlin Hauptbahnof. It is about 2 miles from the city center, with easy access by public transit: buses, trains, and subways. As with most major German city stations, it offers free 30 minutes of WiFi and other conveniences including, luggage lockers, shops, restaurants, and access for the disabled.

Which train companies travel from Munich to Berlin?

There is only one train company that provides trains from Munich to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn services most of its routes with high-speed Inter-City (ICE) trains, with the ICE Sprinter being the faster.

Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Berlin

Deutsche Bahn maintains a robust schedule of departures and routes for trains from Munich to Berlin. There are non-stop trains and more leisurely options with multiple stops. Travel time can range from around four to up to 12 hours.

Munich to Berlin trains: services on board

Most trains from Munich to Berlin have first- and second-class seating. You should confirm what is offered. Both get free WiFi, power outlets, and onboard dining. First-class also gets reserved and wider seating and private lounge access. There's no luggage limit, but larger pieces may have to be stowed further from your seat. Pets are allowed, but they must be kept in their carrier. Unfortunately, ICE trains only allow folding bicycles packed away in luggage on board. Special areas and assistance are available for disabled travelers, however, please contact the station at least 24 hours beforehand.

How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Berlin?

The trains from Munich to Berlin can vary in pricing, but you may not have to give up a first-class seat to save on your fare. One way to save on ticket fare is to book in advance, which is generally a good idea as you set out you itinerary. Also, check fares for days before and after your preferred date. You may find staying longer or leaving earlier may mean cheaper tickets. And if you are not in a rush, routes with more connections or slower travel times often are cheaper than the faster, non-stop trains.

Train tickets from Munich to Berlin: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 50 €
2 weeks earlier 40 €25%
3 weeks earlier 39 €28.%
1 month before 39 €28.%
2 months earlier 42 €19%
3 months earlier 38 €32%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Munich - Berlin 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 28% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Munich - Berlin with 2 months in advance you save up to about 19% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 32%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

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Trains from Munich to Berlin
Travel by train to Berlin 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 Munich to Berlin.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Munich to Berlin?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Berlin trains for as little as $30 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Munich and Berlin?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Berlin train to cost on average $37 (€30)  one way.
What is the distance to Berlin from Munich by train?
The Munich to Berlin train distance is approximately 312 miles (504 km).
What is the Munich to Berlin train travel time?
On average the Munich to Berlin train time is 8 h 49 min  covering the 312 miles (504 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Munich goes to Berlin? What train station do I come into Berlin from Munich?

When departing from Munich, you have various train station options to start your journey from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your journey in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

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

Where is the train station in Munich to go to Berlin? Where is the train station in Berlin located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Munich to Berlin?
For the best Munich to Berlin train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Munich and Berlin to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Berlin from Munich a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Munich to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Munich to Berlin? When is the last train from Munich to Berlin?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Munich at 4: 50 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 9: 04 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Berlin and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Berlin from Munich for the best deals?
If you buy the Munich to Berlin train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $37 (€30). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Munich and Berlin. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Berlin
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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.
München Ost
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