How to travel from Berlin to Munich

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from Berlin to Munich

You can get from Berlin to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Munich on Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Berlin and Munich

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$42 - $144
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $42 (€38) • 3 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $144 (€129) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 312 miles (504 km) from Berlin to Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Munich.

How to Travel from Berlin to Munich

The journey from Berlin to Munich is popular with people traveling in Germany. Buses, trains, and flights travel frequently from Berlin to Munich every day of the week. There are a number of transport options available for traveling from Berlin to Munich. The fastest method of transport for the almost 600-kilometer journey is by airplane, while the slowest is either bus or train, depending on the route.

Trains from Berlin to Munich | Buses from Berlin to Munich | Flights from Berlin to Munich

Berlin to Munich Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€17

6:10 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€53

6:00 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

€64

3:53 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Berlin to Munich?

Cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Munich

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Munich. Buses traveling from Berlin to Munich depart from Berlin ZOB (central bus station) and take between 6 and 11 hours to arrive at Munich ZOB. Over 30 buses travel from Berlin to Munich every day, with the earliest departing Berlin at 2:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Berlin to Munich such as Flixbus.


Fastest way to travel from Berlin to Munich

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Berlin to Munich. Flights depart from either Berlin-Tegel or Berlin-Schönefeld Airport and arrive at Munich Airport after just under 4 hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Berlin to Munich include Transavia, Air Berlin, and Lufthansa. Approximately 30 direct flights travel from Berlin to Munich everyday.


Most popular way to travel from Berlin to Munich

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Berlin to Munich. Taking a flight is almost 2 hours faster than traveling from Berlin to Munich by either train or bus even when travel time to and from the airport is considered. Taking the bus is significantly less expensive; however, buses can take as long as 11 hours to arrive in Munich depending on the departure time and number of transfers.

How to get from Berlin to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Berlin to Munich, 68,10% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Berlin to Munich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Munich

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FAQs

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Berlin and Munich. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Berlin and Munich is by taking a train with an average price of $42 (€38).

This is compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a train is usually $41 (€37) less than taking a bus to Munich, which costs on average $84 (€75) for the same trip.

A train is generally $101 (€91) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $144 (€129) from Berlin to Munich.

The quickest way to travel to Munich from Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Munich by bus can take on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 56 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 312 miles (504 km) from Berlin to Munich.

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Munich is:

  • 7 buses a day.
  • 28 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Munich from Berlin as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Berlin to Munich:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Berlin to Munich depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Munich:

  • You can take a bus from Berlin to Munich with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $84 (€75) with Flixbus from Berlin to Munich.
  • You can go to Munich from Berlin by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $144 (€129) with Lufthansa from Berlin to Munich on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Berlin to Munich with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Munich tickets for $42 (€38) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 6 direct buses per day to Munich with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 27 direct trains per day to Munich with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Munich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers traveling from Berlin to Munich don't make Munich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Munich are Prague, Paris or Vienna, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Munich to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Berlin to Munich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $84 (€75) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $144 (€129) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $42 (€38) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Munich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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