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Cheap train tickets from Munich to Berlin

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102

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

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Train schedule from Munich to Berlin

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01:58AMMunich Hbf8h07 10:05AMBerlin Hbf
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Fastest train times from Munich to Berlin

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Fastest Journey

4 h 31 m

Average

6 h 37 m

Trains per day

28

Distance

505 km

Of the 28 trains that leave Munich for Berlin every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Munich to Berlin

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€60)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Munich to Berlin cover the 312 miles (504 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $40 (€36), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet from Munich to Berlin trains

You can travel by train from Munich to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet for as low as $40 (€36). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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ÖBB Nightjet

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.

Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Berlin train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 15 min
  • Average Price: $40
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 22 a day

One of the best ways to travel from Munich to Berlin is by taking a train with ÖBB Nightjet. Omio helps you find the ideal ÖBB Nightjet train between Munich and Berlin by showing you ÖBB Nightjet current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Munich to Berlin journey. You can expect to travel 312 miles (504 km) to Berlin from Munich on a train with ÖBB Nightjet. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Munich to Berlin, you can check straight away if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your ÖBB Nightjet train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Berlin from Munich!

    Trains from Munich to Berlin

    When you take a look at trains from Munich to Berlin, you will find that there are roughly 20 per day that make the trip of around 314 miles (505 km). On average the trip takes 5h to complete with the quickest journey taking a little less than 4h.

    Munich to Berlin Train Time: Daily Departures

    Every day of the week you are going to find around 20 trains to Berlin from Munich. The first of the trains is going to leave quite early in the morning at around 4:15 a.m. After that, several more trains depart during the morning hours, quite a few depart during the afternoon hours, and then around five trains depart during the evening hours with the final train departing at around 11:00 p.m.

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

    A trip on Munich to Berlin trains covers a distance of around 317 miles (505 km) and some of the quickest trips on this route take around 4h to complete. The longest trips on this route can take up to 10h to complete. Most of the trains on this route are direct trains but there are four that require one transfer during the route.

    Marienplatz at night in Munich. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train station: Munich HBF. This central train station in Munich sits just to the west of the Old Town neighborhood of the city. The distance from the center of the city is only around 1.2 miles (1.8 km) and a great way to get from the center of the city to the station is aboard light rail lines S1, S2, S6, S7, and S8 that all make the trip in around 6min. Since this is the main railway station in this large city, passengers will find plenty of amenities at the station including food shops, gift shops, newsstands, and there is a large shopping arcade in the basement of the station.

    Arrival train station: Berlin HBF. This station sits just to the west of the center of the city. You will find it is around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away. A nice choice for public transportation from the station to the city is aboard subway lines S3, S7, S5, or S9 that all make the trip in around 6min to the middle of Berlin. This is a large multi-level facility and it offers visitors amenities such as places to drink and eat, plenty of shopping options, a ticket office, a luggage facility, as well as restrooms and seating areas.

    Which train companies travel from Munich to Berlin?

    Deutsche Bahn offers all the trains on this route. Most of the trains they offer are a high-speed service between the cities although the trains can differ in terms of their speed. The trains begin departing Munich at around 4:15 a.m. and continue steadily until the final overnight train of the day at around 11:00 p.m. Most of the journeys occur on high-speed trains although some operate on regional trains. You’ll also find that most trains are direct although there are three or four that require one transfer along the way.

    Night trains Munich

    If the thought of traveling on the train from Munich to Berlin at night appeals to you, you'll be happy to know that five trains depart after 6:00 p.m. on this route. Of these trains, three trains are direct and two require one transfer. Only two of these trains are high-speed offerings, and of these five trains, three are overnight trains that arrive the next day in Berlin anywhere between around 6:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.

    Deutsche Bahn trains from Munich to Berlin

    This provider offers around 20 trains from Munich to Berlin daily with the first train of the day departing quite early in the morning at around 4:15 a.m. After that, the vast majority of the trains will depart sometime in the morning hours and then there are a few afternoon trains and around five evening trains with a couple of these trains being overnight trains. On average the trip on high-speed trains takes around 4h but when traveling on normal-speed trains your journey can take as long as around 10h.

    Trains from Munich to Berlin : Sustainability travel

    One of the reasons that travel on trains from Munich to Berlin is such an environmentally friendly way to travel is the fact that so many of the trains on this route are high-speed trains, meaning the amount of time you will spend traveling is far less than you would on a normal train or in a vehicle such as an automobile. In addition to that, the train provider is constantly modernizing their fleet to offer the most fuel-efficient vehicles possible to make this trip.

    Train Munich to Berlin: Services on Board

    Most of the trains that you will find on this route will offer two classes of seating. Some of the great amenities that you will find on the trains include very comfortable seating with lots of legroom plus free Wi-Fi. Some of the trains also offer special zones meant for people using mobile phones or for those that would like a quieter travel experience. Most of the seats have a power outlet at the seat and there are also quite a few food and beverage options aboard the train. On the trains, you can generally bring two to three pieces of baggage and you can store the bags either over your seat or in storage racks located at the end of the cars. If you want to bring a folding bicycle aboard the train you can do so as well. You can also bring small pets in an approved carrier on the train free of charge. All disabled passengers will get the same travel experiences as their fellow travelers and that includes having dedicated spaces for people traveling in wheelchairs.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Berlin?

    This trip on trains to Berlin from Munich highlights a couple of great ways to save money on train fare. When you take trains that offer regular-speed service as opposed to high-speed service, you generally are going to save money on your train fare. If you also stick to times of day that are in less demand, such as overnight trains, you can also save some money. One other tip for saving money on your train travel is to try to book as far in advance as possible. This gives you a much better chance of finding discounts offered on the route. For more tips and tricks on train travel visit our Omio magazine The Window Seat.

    Brandeburgo door at sunset in Berlin. Source: Shutterstock

    To Berlin by train—travel tips

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall about two decades ago, this city has gone through a transformation that has changed the city, bringing museums, clubs, restaurants, and modern style and fashion. The food choices here are extensive and they include traditional German cuisines like sausages and sauerkraut but there is also quite a bit of healthier fare that even includes vegetarian options. Because the city offers a comprehensive public transportation grid, touring extensive portions of the city in a brief amount of time is quite manageable. Like a lot of large European cities, this is a place where you can easily spend an afternoon enjoying a German beer, drinking a glass of wine, or having an espresso while you people-watch at a bar or cafe. Some places you need to see while you are here include:

    • Reichstag Building
    • Brandenburg Gate
    • Checkpoint Charlie
    • East Side Gallery
    • Berliner Fernsehturm
    • Pergamonmuseum
    • Museum Island
    • Berlin Cathedral

    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%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Munich - Berlin. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Munich to Berlin

    Travel Tips: 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
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Berlin trains for as little as $40 (€36)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Munich to Berlin train price to come in at an average of $67 (€60)  one way.
    The distance from Munich to Berlin by train is approximately 312 miles (504 km).
    On average the Munich to Berlin train travel time is 7 h 44 min  for the 312 miles (504 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Munich train stations to Berlin you can start your journey from include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Berlin include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf   and arriving in Berlin Hbf.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Munich to Berlin, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or ÖBB | Nightjet to get you to Berlin. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Munich to Berlin trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 22 direct trains per day from Munich to Berlin. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    The average number of trains departing Munich for Berlin is 22 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Munich to Berlin at 9: 00 PM. The last train from Munich to Berlin that you can take departs at 9: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Berlin schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Munich to Berlin is on average $67 (€60) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Berlin from Munich available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Munich and Berlin

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    München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Berlin.
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    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
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    Bus lines: 68, X98
    Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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