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from Munich to Frankfurt am Main

You can get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main on Jun 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMMünchen, ZOB5h35 01:35PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$231One-way
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08:00AMMünchen, ZOB5h35 01:35PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$231One-way
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09:45AMMünchen, ZOB5h55 03:40PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$231One-way
04:30PMMünchen, ZOB5h35 10:05PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$231One-way
08:00AMMünchen, ZOB6h10 02:10PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$231One-way

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Sun
Jun 13
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$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Jun 14
$38Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$236Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jun 15
$31Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$236Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 16
$38Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$291Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 17
$38Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$291Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 18
$19FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$206Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 19
$19FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$167Lufthansa
Sun
Jun 20
$36Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 21
$13FlixTrain
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jun 22
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$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$206Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 24
$10FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Lufthansa
Fri
Jun 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$145Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa
Sun
Jun 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Jun 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Jun 30
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$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$145Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 1
$10FlixTrain
$18BlaBlaCar Bus
$145Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
$13FlixTrain
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$122Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
$113Lufthansa

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
What are the ways to get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

How far is it from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Munich Airport and arrive in Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Buses from Munich to Frankfurt am Main most often leave from München, ZOB and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
Which travel companies can take me from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Munich to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $136 (€105).
  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Frankfurt am Main by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Munich to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $8 (€6).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Frankfurt am Main by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Munich to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $23 (€18).
Is there a way to travel directly from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or Croatia Bus d. O. O.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Frankfurt am Main as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Munich.

Where should I go next after I travel from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?
Many of our customers traveling from Munich to Frankfurt am Main don't make Frankfurt am Main their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Frankfurt am Main are Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt am Main to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Munich to Frankfurt am Main tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $136 (€105) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $8 (€6) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $23 (€18) one way on average.

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

How do I get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Munich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $8 (€6).

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

A bus is generally $128 (€99) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $136 (€105) from Munich to Frankfurt am Main.

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€12) less than taking a train to Frankfurt am Main, which costs on average $23 (€18) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Munich to Frankfurt am Main?

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

There are alternative travel options to Frankfurt am Main that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 5 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by train can take on average 3 h 35 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Frankfurt am Main
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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München Hbf
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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