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Train Information to Munich from Paris

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$132 (€106)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Paris to Munich cover the 424 miles (684 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $132 (€106), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $89 (€72). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies

Paris to Munich with Deutsche Bahn and TGV

For as little as $89 (€72) you can travel by train from Paris to Munich with Deutsche Bahn and TGV. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn
TGV

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 Paris to Munich train.

    These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Paris to Munich:

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

    Trains from Paris to Munich

    Omio provides a quick one-stop-shop for prices and schedules for trains from Paris to Munich. The Paris to Munich trip lasts roughly 6h. Paris regularly has three trains departing to Munich throughout the day. There is a morning, afternoon, and evening train each day. If you feel the need for adventure in historic Munich, let Omio provide your exploration ticket along the rails. Munich provides beautiful architecture, excellent shopping, and delicious cuisine to make visitors never want to leave.

     

    Which train companies travel from Paris to Munich?

    TGV and Deutsche Bahn both have regular lines to Munich. The train company TVG shares its route with Deutsche Bahn. Both providers require a transfer to different trains once on the trip. These transfers take place in the cities of Mannheim, Karlsruhe, and Stuttgart. The fastest line runs 5h 46min, and the slowest 6h 26min. The TGV line runs twice a day in the morning and the evening, while the Deutsche Bahn runs once in the afternoon. All three of these trains cost roughly the same amount of money and take around the same amount of time to reach Munich.

     

    TGV trains from Paris to Munich

    TGV provides two trains on the scenic route from Paris to Munich. The trains leave on a schedule that starts around 9:00 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. from Paris Gare de l'Est train station. Both trains are not direct routes and have one transfer in the journey. The 9:00 a.m. train lasts 6h 24min and transfers in the German city of Manheim. The 5:45 p.m. train lasts 5h 43min and transfers in Stuttgart, Germany. Both trains arrive at the Munich HBF train station. TGV uses high-speed trains that offer first-class options to their passengers. TGV provides a flexible ticket policy that allows a single purchase that can be used on either train; however, they do also offer available reserved seating. Both of the TGV routes to Munich switch providers at the transfer. The second leg of the trip for both routes is provided by Deutsche Bahn.

     

    Deutsche Bahn trains from Paris to Munich

    Beyond providing the second leg service for the two TGV routes, Deutsche Bahn provides a scheduled afternoon train that leaves Paris after 3:00 p.m. from the Paris Gare de l'Est train station. This train has one scheduled transfer on the route in the city of Karlsruhe. The duration of the trip lasts 6h. Deutsche Bahn's ticket policy is flex fare, meaning that a ticket can be used for any train on the departure date. A refund fee will be charged for those seeking a refund on the day of departure. However, there are no fees charged for changes or refunds before the departure date. Deutsche Bahn provides a first-class upgrade option and seat reservations. On the second leg of the journey, passengers will switch from a high-speed train to an inner-city train. The journey finishes around 6:00 p.m. at the Munich HBF train station.

     

    Train Paris to Munich: Services on board

    Both TGV and Deutsche Bahn provide excellent services for the journey between Paris and Munich. Both services provide first-class upgrades from the second class option for those seeking a little more luxury on their train ride. Both services also provide storage for your luggage. If a passenger desires to travel with their pet, accommodations can be made through both services. Also, for those wishing to tour Munich's scenic city with their bicycle, TGV and Deutsche Bahn provide bicycle transportation for an added fee. For passengers that have a disability, accommodations are available for individuals with physical limitations. Other services provided on the trains are workspaces with electrical outputs. Some trains are equipped with bars that provide food and refreshment during the long ride. These trains are also equipped for families and small children with nursery areas for babies and small children. The trains are designed for comfort and utility for passengers.

     

    Paris to Munich Train Time: Daily Departures

    The journey from Paris to Munich takes place three times a day, seven days a week, from Paris Gare de l'Est train station. The departure times are around 9:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m., and 5:45 p.m. These services stay the same on weekdays and weekends. These daily departures allow for travelers some flexibility for what time they wish to arrive in Munich.

     

    How long is the journey by train from Paris to Munich

    Each train takes a slightly different time to reach Munich due to the difference in routes and transfer stations. The first train takes 6h 24min and is the longest route due to where it transfers. The last train takes the shortest amount of time with 5h 46min. The large difference between the times of the journey is because of the route taken, not the speed of the trains.

     

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

    Departure train station: The train station Paris Gare de l'Este is a short distance from the city center of Paris. It is a 5-minute drive or a 9-minute walk from downtown Paris to the station. The station provides restrooms, lounges, and food availability. It is recommended to arrive at least 30min early to the station.

    Arrival train station: The train station Munich HBF also lies closely to downtown Munich. A short 5-minute taxi ride will land you right in the middle of beautiful Munich. Munich also offers buses, a subway, and trams to get about the city. Munich HBF also provides restrooms, public lockers, and Wi-Fi for easy connectivity and device access.

     

    How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Munich?

    Omio proudly provides simple and convenient options for purchasing the best available train tickets from Paris to Munich. With our easy to use platform, travelers can easily book cheap train tickets from Paris to Munich. Being flexible with travel dates allows users to find the best deal and rates for them. Other money-saving tips are to book early, and slower trains often are cheaper. The trip from Paris to Munich also includes potential discounts for students or seniors. Omio provides an all in one solution for your train ticket purchase for your next trip to Munich from Paris.

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

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 73 €
    2 weeks earlier 61 €20%
    3 weeks earlier 63 €16%
    1 month before 62 €18%
    2 months earlier 60 €22%
    3 months earlier 62 €18%


    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 Paris - Munich. 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 Paris - Munich 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 16% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Paris - Munich with 2 months in advance you save up to about 22% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 18%.
    • 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 Paris to Munich
    Travel by train to Munich 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 Paris to Munich.
    FAQs
    Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Paris and Munich?

    Travel between Paris, France and Munich, Germany by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Germany from France?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

    All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Munich as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Munich, Germany?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Paris is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

    Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Munich?

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Paris from Munich here.

    How much are cheap trains from Paris to Munich?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Paris to Munich to cost as little as $89 (€72)  in the next 7 days.
    How much is a train ticket to Munich from Paris?
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $132 (€106)  for a train ticket to Munich from Paris.
    How far is it from Paris to Munich by train?
    The Paris to Munich train distance is approximately 424 miles (684 km).
    How long is a train to Munich from Paris on average?
    While the time it takes to travel 424 miles (684 km) to Munich from Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Paris to Munich train journey time is on average 5 h 41 min.
    What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Munich?

    When taking the train from Paris to Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your trip can end in train stations such as München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in München Hbf.

    Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in Munich located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Munich.

    Which train providers can get me from Paris to Munich?
    If you're looking for trains from Paris to Munich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI to get you to Munich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Paris to Munich trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many trains per day are there to Munich from Paris?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Paris to Munich? What time is the last train from Paris to Munich?
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Paris at 4: 39 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 1: 46 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Paris to Munich to get the best deals?
    If you purchase a train ticket from Paris to Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $132 (€106) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Paris to Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    Munich
    Gare Saint-Lazare
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    Paris Gare Montparnasse
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    Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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    Paris Gare de Lyon
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    Refreshments
    WC

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
    Paris Gare de l'Est
    Amenities
    Paris Gare du Nord
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    Refreshments
    WC

    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 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
    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.