How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 06:11PMMunich Hbf
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11:30AMFrankfurt am Main7h30 07:00PMMunich
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04:53PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h36 08:29PMMunich Hbf
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How to Travel from Frankfurt to Munich

Frankfurt and Munich are two popular cities for travelers in Germany. Munich is almost 400 kilometers southeast of Frankfurt. This journey is fastest by plane and slowest by bus. Planes and trains leave from the main airport and train station in Frankfurt. Different bus companies offer routes from various departure points in and around the city.

Fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Munich

The fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Munich; however, when travel time to and from Frankfurt and Munich's airports is taken into consideration, taking a Deutsche Bahn train is actually the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Munich. Flights depart from Frankfurt airport and arrive at Munich airport after an hour of flight time. Lufthansa is the only airline that offers direct flights between Frankfurt to Munich with approximately 10 flights departing Frankfurt per day.

Most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Munich

Taking a train is the most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Munich. Traveling from Frankfurt to Munich by train is approximately 20 minutes faster than taking a flight when travel time to and from Frankfurt and Munich's airports is taken into consideration. Taking a train is also significantly less expensive that flying between Frankfurt to Munich. Alternatively, while buses are €53 less expensive, they also take at least 2 hours longer to arrive in Munich. Approximately 20 trains travel from Frankfurt to Munich per day with the first departing Frankfurt at 5:50 a.m.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

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Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, 74,95% 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 Frankfurt am Main 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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The Frankfurt am Main to Munich distance is around 188 miles (304 km).

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