Cheap train tickets from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Cheapest

$21

Average

$65

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 Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 65 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 21.

Cheapest
06:14AMMunich Hbf3h22 09:36AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$211One-way
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12:01AMMunich Hbf4h38 04:39AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$331One-way
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06:48AMMunich Hbf3h16 10:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$331One-way
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09:51PMMunich Hbf4h49 02:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$331One-way
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03:24AMMunich Hbf3h44 07:08AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$331One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

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12:01AMMunich Hbf4h38 04:39AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:24AMMunich Hbf3h44 07:08AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:33AMMunich Hbf3h35 09:08AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:14AMMunich Hbf3h22 09:36AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:48AMMunich Hbf3h16 10:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:47AMMunich Hbf3h17 11:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:48AMMunich Hbf3h16 12:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:47AMMunich Hbf3h53 01:40PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:51AMMunich Hbf3h13 01:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:55AMMunich Hbf3h41 01:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:51AMMunich Hbf3h13 02:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf3h53 03:40PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:51AMMunich Hbf3h13 03:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:56AMMunich Hbf3h40 03:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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12:50PMMunich Hbf3h14 04:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf4h35 06:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:51PMMunich Hbf3h13 05:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:54PMMunich Hbf3h42 05:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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02:51PMMunich Hbf3h13 06:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:47PMMunich Hbf3h53 07:40PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:51PMMunich Hbf3h13 07:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:18PMMunich Hbf3h18 07:36PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:46PMMunich Hbf4h48 09:34PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:49PMMunich Hbf3h15 08:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:35PMMunich Hbf3h25 09:00PMFrankfurt (Main) Süd
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05:54PMMunich Hbf3h10 09:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:51PMMunich Hbf3h13 10:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:48PMMunich Hbf3h16 11:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:54PMMunich Hbf3h09 12:03AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf4h49 02:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Sun
Jan 30
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$225Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$225Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$190Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$276Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$276Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$170Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$28Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Feb 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$198Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$170Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$141Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$98Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$141Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$120Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 18
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$106Lufthansa

Fastest train times from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Jan 30

Fastest Journey

3 h 9 m

Average

3 h 34 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

304 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Munich for Frankfurt am Main every day 21 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 304 km distance in an average of 3 h 34 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 9 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 49 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
08:54PMMunich Hbf3h09 12:03AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$471One-way
2nd Fastest
05:54PMMunich Hbf3h10 09:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$801One-way
03:51PMMunich Hbf3h13 07:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$901One-way
06:51PMMunich Hbf3h13 10:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$801One-way
09:51AMMunich Hbf3h13 01:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$541One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Munich to Frankfurt am Main cover the 188 miles (304 km) long route taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Frankfurt am Main trains

Travel between Munich and Frankfurt am Main from $21 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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 Frankfurt am Main train.

  • Average Price: $21

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

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

Trains from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

There are excellent rail links between major German cities on the Deutsche Bahn network. Travelers from Bavaria planning a trip north west through Germany can book a direct train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main. Trains operate seven days a week, with frequent daily departures from morning to late evening, in addition to an overnight service. The journey times on this route from Munich are around three hours and 15 minutes. Some additional indirect trains via  Nuremberg increase the travel options to Frankfurt am Main.  

Munich to Frankfurt am Main Train Time: Daily Departures

From Monday-Saturday there are 20 daily direct high-speed trains from Munich to Frankfurt am  Main. These ICE express trains operate hourly from very early in the morning until late evening, and include an overnight service leaving Munich around midnight. Sunday schedules offer 18 direct trains, with slightly fewer early morning departures. There are eight additional daily indirect connections from Munich via Nuremberg, with morning, afternoon and evening departure times.  

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

The fastest direct train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main is the mid evening Deutsche Bahn ICE high-speed service taking three hours and nine minutes to complete the 209 mile (336 km) trip north west to Frankfurt. Most other direct trains take up to ten minutes longer, and the overnight connection takes five hours and 29 minutes. The fastest indirect service via Nuremberg takes a total journey time of three hours and 21 minutes to reach Frankfurt am Main.     

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

Departure train station: Munich Hauptbahnhof is located in the heart of Munich, 15 minutes walk from the historic center, with plentiful public transport connections available on U-Bahn and S-Bahn local trains. The terminus has a wide variety of stores, cafe-bars, fast food outlets,  luggage storage lockers, free WiFi, ATMs and a first class lounge.  

Arrival train station: Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof is located on the west side of the city center, with public transport links on  S-Bahn and U-Bahn lines taking ten minutes to get downtown. Facilities at the station include a food mini-market, a pub, coffee shops, luggage storage desk, noodle bar, ice-cream kiosks, car rental agencies, ATMs and taxi stands. 

Which train companies travel from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The German national rail company Deutsche Bahn provides all the direct trains from Munich to Frankfurt am Main, and indirect connections via Nuremberg. Trains on this route are Deutsche Bahn's high-speed ICE  express services traveling at up to 186 mph. 

Deutsche Bahn Munich to Frankfurt am Main

Deutsche Bahn runs direct trains from Munich to Frankfurt am Main seven days a week. Schedules include an hourly service from early morning to late evening and the overnight sleeper service. Most direct connections take around three hours and 15 minutes on average to reach Frankfurt am Main. Additional indirect trains via Nuremberg operate eight times daily, with journey times around 30 minutes longer than direct services.  

Munich to Frankfurt am Main Trains: Services On Board

Deutsche Bahn ICE express trains from Munich to Frankfurt am Main offer passengers a choice of first and second class seating. Train facilities include free WiFi, onboard catering with drinks and refreshments, and power sockets for cell phones and laptops.  Cyclists can take their bikes on ICE trains only if they are folded or dismantled and carried in a case. Small pets in carriers travel for free on Deutsche Bahn trains, while larger dogs have to be muzzled and need a ticket, charged at around 50% of a standard fare. Deutsche Bahn ICE trains have dedicated spaces for wheelchair users, but these are limited and should be pre-booked. Passengers with restricted mobility can request assistance from train staff when boarding and alighting. or changing trains. It is advisable to contact the company at least 48 hours prior to departure to organize any relevant assistance.

How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

The Deutsche Bahn ICE ticketing system rewards passengers who book well in advance for travel on a high-speed train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main. Leaving arrangements until the last minute could make it very difficult to find an economical fare on this route. The Omio booking platform will give a useful overview of the variety of fares available, but in general the lowest prices for travel to Frankfurt am Main are usually available on very early morning or late evening departures from Munich. Where possible, avoid traveling during peak travel times. Use the Omio travel booking tool to search days either side of the travel date, to see if there are cheaper options available.

Train tickets from Munich to Frankfurt am Main: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 42 €
2 weeks earlier 36 €17%
3 weeks earlier 36 €17%
1 month before 33 €27%
2 months earlier 33 €27%
3 months earlier 30 €40%


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 - Frankfurt am Main. 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 - Frankfurt am Main 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 17% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Munich - Frankfurt am Main with 2 months in advance you save up to about 27% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 40%.
  • 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 Frankfurt am Main

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets between Munich and Frankfurt am Main cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Frankfurt am Main trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The train price from Munich to Frankfurt am Main is on average $22 (€19)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Munich to Frankfurt am Main by train?

The Munich to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 188 miles (304 km).

How long is the train between Munich and Frankfurt am Main?

On average the Munich to Frankfurt am Main train time is 3 h 13 min  covering the 188 miles (304 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Munich and arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main?

When taking a train from Munich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from München Hbf   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the train station in Munich? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

For the best Munich to Frankfurt am Main train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Munich and Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.

Can I purchase a direct train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Munich to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.

How many trains per day are there between Munich and Frankfurt am Main?

The average number of trains departing Munich for Frankfurt am Main is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Munich to Frankfurt am Main? When does the last train depart from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Munich at 4: 40 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 11: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Frankfurt am Main and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Munich to Frankfurt am Main to get the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Munich to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $22 (€19) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Munich to Frankfurt am Main are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Frankfurt am Main
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 Frankfurt am Main.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 8913081055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB