|Distance||424 miles (684 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||$132 (€106)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
Travel between Paris, France and Munich, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Paris is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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