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from London to Munich

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Munich on Jan 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55AMLondon Heathrow Airport6h40 05:35PMMunich Airport
1 changes
$1561One-way
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10:00PMLondon24h00 11:00PMMünchen, ZOB
0 changes
$991One-way
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01:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport3h45 06:30PMMunich Airport
1 changes
$2861One-way
08:50AMLondon Heathrow Airport4h10 02:00PMMunich Airport
1 changes
$2861One-way
11:30AMLondon Heathrow Airport4h35 05:05PMMunich Airport
1 changes
$2801One-way

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Mon
Jan 17
$89Union Ivkoni International
$140Sas Airways
Tue
Jan 18
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$140Sas Airways
Wed
Jan 19
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$140Sas Airways
Thu
Jan 20
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$154Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 21
$81Union Ivkoni International
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Sat
Jan 22
$89Union Ivkoni International
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Sun
Jan 23
$73Union Ivkoni International
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Mon
Jan 24
$73Union Ivkoni International
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Tue
Jan 25
$69BlaBlaCar Bus
$88British Airways
Wed
Jan 26
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$115Lufthansa
Thu
Jan 27
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$115Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 28
$73Union Ivkoni International
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Sat
Jan 29
$75Union Ivkoni International
$115Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$73Union Ivkoni International
$125British Airways
Mon
Jan 31
$73Union Ivkoni International
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Feb 1
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$115Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$69BlaBlaCar Bus
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Feb 3
$85BlaBlaCar Bus
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Feb 4
$73Union Ivkoni International
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Feb 5
$73Union Ivkoni International
$115Lufthansa

Travel Information from London to Munich

distanceDistance569 miles (917 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$69 - $75
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $69 (€57) • 20 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • $75 (€62) • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBritish Airways or BlaBlaCar Bus

Take a flight or bus to travel 569 miles (917 km) to Munich from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€57). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are British Airways or BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from London to Munich.

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Traveling from London to Munich

Traveling from the capital of the UK across to Munich without flying does involve taking the train and changing often. The vast majority of people making this trip often opt for the simple 1 hour 45 min flight to Munich. A variety of providers offer direct services by air, including British Airways. Easyjet flights departing from Gatwick and Stansted tend to be the cheapest. Train services are run by Deutsche Bahn and invariably involve at least three changes with travel time falling anywhere between ten and fifteen hours (ideal for people with time to spare).

Bahn are the main provider of rail services between the London area and city of Munich with trains leaving London St Pancras station twice a day - once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Travel time varies depending on which connections you're forced to make, with trains usually stopping in Bruxelles-Midi Aachen HBF, Duren, Cologne and Frankfurt. Connections between stations are usually less than hour and total travel time often exceeds ten hours, on some occasions reaching longer than fifteen hours.

Easyjet provide the cheapest and quickest route from London locations to Munich by air, with a minimum of two flights departing from London on most days - usually one at each airport (typically Gatwick and Stansted). British Airways are a little more expensive but fly direct, allowing passengers to touch down in Munich after five hours of travel time. Air Berlin offer flights for those wishing to depart from Heathrow and London City airports.

Eurolines are the sole provider of a direct coach service to Munich offering a bus that leaves at 2:30 p.m. and arrives in this German city almost twenty-four hours later.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Munich

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between London and Munich?

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Munich if traveling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Munich, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between London and Munich.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Munich, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Munich, Germany?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Munich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/15/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Munich here.

How do I reach Munich from London?

You can travel to Munich from London 2 different ways: flight or bus.

How do I get from London to Munich the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from London to Munich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $69 (€57) compared to other travel options to Munich:

A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $75 (€62) from London to Munich.

What is the fastest way to travel between London and Munich?

The fastest way to get to Munich from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

Other travel options to Munich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 20 h   of travel time.

How far is it from London to Munich?

The distance from London to Munich is approximately 569 miles (917 km).

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from London to Munich?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in München, ZOB.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Munich?

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

  • You can take a flight from London to Munich with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for $75 (€62) with British Airways from London to Munich.
  • You can travel by bus between London and Munich with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Munich tickets for $69 (€57) on Omio.

Can I travel directly from London to Munich?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with easyJet, British Airways or Lufthansa.
  • You can travel directly by bus with.

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 from London to Munich.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Munich?

Looking to extend your trip from London to Munich? Many Omio customers who go from London to Munich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Paris from Munich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy tickets from London to Munich online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $75 (€62) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $69 (€57) one way for this route.

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