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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 Dec 4 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h13 08:07PMMunich Hbf
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$431One-way
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10:00AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf5h55 03:55PMMünchen, ZOB
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$171One-way
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02:54PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h13 06:07PMMunich Hbf
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$431One-way
10:22PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h52 02:14AMMunich Hbf
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$211One-way
07:54AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h15 11:09AMMunich Hbf
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$481One-way

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Fri
Dec 3
$36Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$424Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 4
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$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$234Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 5
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$233Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 6
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$233Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 7
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$196Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$277Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 9
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$233Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 11
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$138Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 12
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$138Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 13
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$138Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 14
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$138Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$21Deutsche Bahn
$17BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 16
$21Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$168Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$21Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$138Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 18
$10FlixTrain
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$115Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$12FlixTrain
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Dec 20
$21Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$115Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 21
$21Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$116Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 22
$21Deutsche Bahn
$22BlaBlaCar Bus
$119Lufthansa
Thu
Dec 23
$22FlixTrain
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Lufthansa

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Munich

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $156
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $156 (€130) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixTrain

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 188 miles (304 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich.

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

The Best Way According to our Users

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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FAQs
How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a bus is about $139 (€116) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $156 (€130) for this journey.

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $18 (€15) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Munich is by flight, which takes on average 55 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 5 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 17 min.

How many miles from Frankfurt am Main to Munich would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 188 miles (304 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Munich.

How many services a day are there from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Munich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Munich:

  • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Munich most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in München Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lufthansa can get you to Munich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Munich for $156 (€130) on Omio.
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Munich by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Frankfurt am Main to Munich tickets on Omio for $17 (€14).
  • Travel with FlixTrain for trains to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Frankfurt am Main to Munich tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
Can I travel directly to Munich from Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take 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 journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Munich?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Munich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Frankfurt am Main to Munich tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $156 (€130) one way on average for this route.
  • A bus ticket costs $17 (€14) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $18 (€15) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Munich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.