How to travel from Munich to Berlin

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from Munich to Berlin

How to get from Munich to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Munich to Berlin is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
10:57AM4h33
Munich Hbf
03:30PMBerlin Hbf
$971One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
10:57AM4h33
Munich Hbf
03:30PMBerlin Hbf
$971One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Lufthansa
03:00PM1h05
Munich Airport (MUC)
04:05PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
$3701One-way
0 transfers
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Deutsche Bahn
09:55AM4h27
Munich Hbf
02:22PMBerlin Hbf
$1131One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:18AM4h35
Munich Hbf
01:53PMBerlin Hbf
$1131One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:52AM4h05
Munich Hbf
02:57PMBerlin Hbf
$1361One-way
0 transfers
Eurowings
08:45AM4h55
Munich Airport (MUC)
01:40PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
$1701One-way
1 transfer
Eurowings
08:45AM7h35
Munich Airport (MUC)
04:20PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
$1701One-way
1 transfer
Eurowings
09:30AM6h10
Munich Airport (MUC)
03:40PMBerlin Brandenburg Airport (BER)
$3121One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Munich to Berlin

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$25 - $126
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $126 (€110) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 312 miles (504 km) by train, bus or flight from Munich to Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Munich to Berlin.

How to Travel from Munich to Berlin

The trip from Munich to Berlin is popular with travelers in Germany. Berlin lies 500 kilometers northeast of Munich and passengers can make the journey in comfort by bus, train or plane. Domestic flights are the fastest mode of transport taking just 75 minutes. High-speed trains also offer a speedy option making the journey in around 6 hours. Coaches offer an economical option and take 7-11 hours for the journey.

Trains from Munich to Berlin | Buses from Munich to Berlin | Flights from Munich to Berlin

Munich to Berlin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€17

6:50 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€46

6:20 h

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€60

3:53 h

1 Month Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Munich to Berlin?

Cheapest way to travel from Munich to Berlin


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Berlin. Buses traveling from Munich to Berlin depart from Munich ZOB (central bus station) and take at least 6:50 h to arrive at Berlin ZOB am Funkturm. Over 30 buses travel from Munich to Berlin everyday with buses beginning to depart Munich at 6:55 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Munich to Berlin include Flixbus and PolskiBus.


Fastest way to travel from Munich to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Berlin. Flights depart from Munich airport and arrive at either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airport after approximately 4 hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Munich to Berlin include Transavia, AirBerlin, and Lufthansa. Over 30 direct flights travel from Munich to Berlin everyday.


Most popular way to travel from Munich to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Munich to Berlin. Taking a flight is at least 2:20 h faster than taking either the bus or train. The convenient public transportation options from Munich and Berlin's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time when flying between Munich and Berlin. Traveling from Munich to Berlin by train is also a popular option if you're booking last minute or prefer avoiding the airport.


How to get from Munich to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Berlin, 68,63% 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 Munich to Berlin 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: Travel from Munich to Berlin

FAQs: Travel to Berlin 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 Munich to Berlin.
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There are 3 travel options from Munich to Berlin: train, bus or flight.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Berlin is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $25 (€22) compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a bus costs $100 (€88) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $126 (€110).

A bus is $27 (€24) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Munich to Berlin costing on average $52 (€46).

The fastest way from Munich to Berlin is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Berlin that take longer:

Bus takes on average 7 h 35 min.

Train takes 3 h 55 min on average.

The distance from Munich to Berlin is approximately 312 miles (504 km).

The average frequency per day from Munich to Berlin is:

  • Around 7 buses per day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Munich and Berlin as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Munich, Central Bus Station (ZOB) and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Munich Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Munich to Berlin depart from Munich Hbf to Berlin Hbf.

The following travel companies offer services from Munich to Berlin:

  • FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or Infobus can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Munich to Berlin for $25 (€22).
  • Travel with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Eurowings, TUIfly, PGA-Portugalia Airlines, Air Dolomiti or Air Baltic to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Munich to Berlin tickets on Omio for $126 (€110).
  • Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain can get you to Berlin by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Munich to Berlin for $40 (€35) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Munich to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct buses a day to Berlin with FlixBus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to Berlin 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 trip.

Your trip from Munich to Berlin doesn't have to end in Berlin. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Paris, Amsterdam or Dresden. If you’d like to add Prague, Paris, Amsterdam or Dresden to your Munich to Berlin tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Berlin today!
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