How to travel from Hamburg to Munich

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from Hamburg to Munich

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

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To get from Hamburg to Munich on Dec 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:54AMHamburg Hbf6h25 11:19AMMunich Hbf
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08:01PMHamburg Hbf10h02 06:03AMMunich Hbf
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03:20AMHamburg Hbf7h00 10:20AMMunich Hbf
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05:54AMHamburg Hbf6h29 12:23PMMunich Hbf
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07:05AMHamburg Airport1h25 08:30AMMunich Airport
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Travel Information to Munich from Hamburg

distanceDistance381 miles (614 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$64 - $230
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $64 (€58) • 10 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $230 (€210) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 381 miles (614 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Hamburg and Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $64 (€58). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Hamburg to Munich.

How to get from Hamburg to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Munich, 91,29% 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 Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Munich

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Hamburg to Munich.

You can travel to Munich from Hamburg 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $64 (€58).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

Taking a bus is usually $167 (€152) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $230 (€210) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $88 (€80) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $151 (€138) from Hamburg to Munich.

The quickest way to travel between Hamburg and Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 50 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 18 min   on average.

Munich is approximately 381 miles (614 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Munich is:

  • 7 buses a day.
  • Around 39 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Hamburg and Munich 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 from Hamburg to Munich:

  • Buses mostly depart from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Flights mostly depart from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Hamburg to Munich with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $64 (€58) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Munich.
  • You can travel by plane to Munich from Hamburg with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Munich tickets for $230 (€210) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Munich from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Munich tickets for $151 (€138) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 2 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 38 direct trains per day.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg 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 Hamburg and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $64 (€58) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $230 (€210) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $151 (€138) one way.

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

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