The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Munich to Düsseldorf is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 42 trains that leave Munich for Düsseldorf every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€40)|
|Train frequency||18 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Munich to Düsseldorf cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 18 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $46 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Find the best trains between Munich and Düsseldorf with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet from $21 (€18). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Düsseldorf from Munich. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Munich to Düsseldorf with Deutsche Bahn:
Why not even take the train from Munich to Dusseldorf to experience the Rhineland metropolis and travel on the trains in a relaxed and environmentally friendly way?
To travel by train from Munich to Dusseldorf only takes slightly longer than a flight if the trips to and from the airport and the time before departure are counted. It's more environmentally friendly anyway. Even the car cannot keep up on this fast route via Nuremberg, Frankfurt and Cologne. Almost every hour there is a direct ICE train service operated by Deutsche Bahn on the route, which does not require a change of trains. This offer is supplemented by a multiplicity of journeys with unique changing in Stuttgart or Mannheim, which last only insignificantly longer.
The German course is quasi monopolist on the distance Munich - Duesseldorf. In direct traffic, the train uses fast and comfortable ICEs with on-board restaurants. In the case of transfer connections via Stuttgart or Mannheim, an IC can instead be on the way on one of the two sections.
The train from Munich to Dusseldorf is on its way almost around the . So it is also possible at night to travel by train from Munich to Dusseldorf and save one overnight stay in a hotel. The last train of the day leaves Munich around midnight and arrives in Dusseldorf the following morning. The first train of the day, which arrives in the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia around 8.3midnight, departs as early as 3.3midnight A potential alternative is the €Night night train, which is now operated as ÖBB Nightjet. Coming from Innsbruck, it stops late in the evening at Munich Central Station and reaches Dusseldorf in the morning. This offers the possibility of a comfortable departure in a couchette car or sleeping car and saves one night in a hotel.
The fastest trains can cover the journey between the two cities in less than 5 hours, but the average time for the Munich - Dusseldorf train line is just over 5 hours. Transfer connections take about 5.5 to 6 hours.
In the night hours, the trains run a little slower. even the ICE needs about 7 hours without changing trains, the ÖBB Nightjet about 10 hours.
If you want to take the train from Munich to Dusseldorf very spontaneously, you have to pay 145 € for the one-way ticket in 2nd class. With a little luck, however, tickets are still available for 118 € at short notice and those who are willing to travel overnight can even travel for around 67 €.
When booking at least six to eight weeks in advance, savings prices can also be found, for example for 59.90 €. The coveted savings prizes of 29.90 € would have to be booked at least three to four months in advance.
The long-distance trains depart from Munich main station, including the train from Munich to Dusseldorf. The important regional traffic junction is well connected to the Munich public transport system, including to the following lines.
In Dusseldorf all long-distance trains stop at the main station in the heart of the city. The famous shopping mile Königsallee, the old town and the banks of the Rhine are within walking distance or can be reached by public transport. Almost all underground lines stop either at Graf-Adolf-Platz or at Heinrich-Heine-Allee in the city center. The S-Bahn lines S1, S6, S8, S28 and S68 connect Dusseldorf with the suburbs and neighbouring towns as well as with the airport.
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:
When taking the train from Munich to Düsseldorf, you can choose to depart from train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Your route can end in train stations such as Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from München Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf Hbf, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city center.
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