Munich to Frankfurt Train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Cheapest

36

Average

58

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

Cheapest
06:19AMMunich Hbf4h21 10:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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361One-way
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09:51PMMunich Hbf5h00 02:51AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd
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401One-way
09:47AMMunich Hbf3h53 01:40PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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441One-way
11:47AMMunich Hbf4h08 03:55PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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441One-way
07:46AMMunich Hbf3h54 11:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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441One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

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12:01AMMunich Hbf4h52 04:53AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:41AMMunich Hbf3h23 07:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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04:48AMMunich Hbf3h16 08:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:40AMMunich Hbf4h00 09:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:53AMMunich Hbf3h11 09:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:19AMMunich Hbf4h21 10:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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06:48AMMunich Hbf3h16 10:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:46AMMunich Hbf3h54 11:40AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:47AMMunich Hbf3h17 11:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:55AMMunich Hbf3h41 11:36AMFrankfurt (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 Hbf4h08 03:55PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf4h01 03:48PMFrankfurt (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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12:47PMMunich Hbf4h37 05:24PMFrankfurt (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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03:56PMMunich Hbf3h40 07:36PMFrankfurt (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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07:56PMMunich Hbf3h43 11:39PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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08:54PMMunich Hbf3h09 12:03AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf5h00 02:51AMFrankfurt (Main) Süd
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Fastest train times from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Fastest Journey

3 h 9 m

Average

3 h 38 m

Trains per day

36

Distance

304 km

Of the 36 trains that leave Munich for Frankfurt am Main every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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08:54PMMunich Hbf3h09 12:03AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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561One-way
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05:54PMMunich Hbf3h10 09:04PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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701One-way
05:53AMMunich Hbf3h11 09:04AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Overview: Train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency28 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Munich to Frankfurt am Main cover the 188 miles (304 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 28 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $32 (€29). 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

For as little as $20 (€18) you can travel by train between Munich and Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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.

Munich to Frankfurt am Main train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 46 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 26 a day

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 Tips: 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
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Frankfurt am Main from Munich for the next 7 days starting from $20 (€18)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $32 (€29)  for a train ticket from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.
The Munich to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 188 miles (304 km).
The Munich to Frankfurt am Main train duration is on average 3 h 53 min, which is to be expected when traveling 188 miles (304 km) between Munich and Frankfurt am Main. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Munich to start your trip from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, München Hbf, located approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located around 9.2 miles (14.8 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Munich to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Frankfurt am Main from Munich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 26 direct trains per day from Munich to Frankfurt am Main, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 28 trains a day from Munich to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Munich to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 7: 51 PM. The last train departing from Munich to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 7: 51 PM. You can find the latest Munich to Frankfurt am Main train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Munich to Frankfurt am Main within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $32 (€29) 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 in Munich and Frankfurt am Main

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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.
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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
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