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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 Jun 17 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:20AMLondon Heathrow Airport6h50 07:10PMMunich Airport
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06:40PMLondon Heathrow Airport22h00 05:40PMMunich Airport
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08:01AMLondon St Pancras International10h26 07:27PMMunich
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06:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport12h10 07:10PMMunich Airport
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11:45AMLondon Gatwick Airport22h40 11:25AMMunich Airport
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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.

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Travel from London to Munich
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 London to Munich.
Is cross-border travel to Munich, Germany from London, United Kingdom currently allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Munich, Germany is: Restricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Munich from London?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Munich, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 6/14/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Munich from London.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to United Kingdom from Munich, Germany?

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

Is my journey back to London from Munich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Munich?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 6/14/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from London to Munich?

There are 3 travel options from London to Munich: bus, flight or train.

How many miles from London to Munich would I travel?

Munich is approximately 569 miles (917 km) away from London.

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Munich?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in München, ZOB.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Munich?

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

  • Travel with British Airways to go to Munich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways London to Munich tickets on Omio for $101 (€78).
  • Union Ivkoni International can get you to Munich by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Union Ivkoni International from London to Munich for $77 (€60) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from London to Munich?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane 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 to Munich from London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Munich from London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London 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 London and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy London to Munich tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Munich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $101 (€78) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $77 (€60) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Munich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Munich?

The cheapest way to travel to Munich from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $77 (€60).

This is compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a bus is about $23 (€18) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $101 (€78) for this journey.

What is the quickest way to get from London to Munich?

The fastest way from London to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

There are alternative travel options to Munich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 21 h 30 min  of travel time.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London Liverpool Street Stn

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge