How to get from London to Munich by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from London to Munich is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||569 miles (917 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus|
Travel 569 miles (917 km) by bus to Munich from London. FlixBus is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct bus 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.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $71 (€62). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between London and Munich. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
Air France is France's leading airline offering flights within and outside Europe; you can choose different ticket types for your travel between London and Munich including: Economy Light, Economy Standard, Economy Flex, Premium Economy and Business.
You can travel to Munich from London by bus.
The fastest way to travel from London to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 55 min.
The London to Munich distance is around 569 miles (917 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Munich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between London and Munich as scheduled services by bus can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Munich:
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Yes, there is a direct route available from London to Munich:
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 between London and Munich.
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