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Travel Information from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $101
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 5 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $101 (€84) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 188 miles (304 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.

Travel from Munich to Frankfurt: Journey Details

Traveling between Munich and Frankfurt is easy to arrange, fast and very affordable. Travelers in Germany who want to commute between cities may choose between bus, rail or airplane journeys, depending on which suits their unique travel requirements. They can also opt for a rideshare option, which shortens the journey duration by a few hours and is likewise, very affordable. It is also possible to travel by private rental car, which can be collected at the airport upon arrival.

Return trips from Frankfurt to Munich are also available.

How to get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Frankfurt am Main, 83,80% 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 Frankfurt am Main 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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Buses from Munich to Frankfurt

There are regular buses from Munich to Frankfurt available every day of the week. Bus trips are offered by Megabus, Flixbus and Eurolines. Buses depart from Munich coach station. One change journeys from Munich to Frankfurt take between 7.5 to 8.5 hours to arrive at Frankfurt central bus station.

Trains from Munich to Frankfurt

There are regular and frequent high speed trains traveling from Munich to Frankfurt every day. Trains from Munich to Frankfurt are offered by Deutsche Bahn and usually require approximately 3.5 hours to complete the journey. Train journeys are substantially cheaper than flights and the journey is only about 30 minutes longer.

Flights from Munich to Frankfurt

Regular flights from Munich and Frankfurt are available every day of the week. Flights from Munich to Frankfurt take about 2h50m and are a fast and affordable transportation optrion. Lufthansa offers nonstop flights which depart from Munich Airport and arrive at Frankfurt airport. There are also flights offered by Air Berlin, which are 1-stop flights. Lufthansa also offers 1-stop flights.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

How do I get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 3 ways to travel from Munich to Frankfurt am Main including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $17 (€14).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is about $84 (€70) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $101 (€84) for this trip.

A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $22 (€18) from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.

What is the quickest way from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 9 min.

How far is it from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The distance is approximately 188 miles (304 km) from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Munich to Frankfurt am Main is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Frankfurt am Main from Munich as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Munich and in Frankfurt am Main?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Munich to Frankfurt am Main:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Munich Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Munich to Frankfurt am Main depart from München, ZOB to Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Munich to Frankfurt am Main depart from München Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Munich to Frankfurt am Main with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Munich to Frankfurt am Main tickets for $101 (€84) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Munich by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $17 (€14) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.
  • You can travel between Munich and Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

Omio customers who travel from Munich to Frankfurt am Main often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book tickets between Munich and Frankfurt am Main online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $101 (€84) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $17 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $22 (€18) one way.

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