How to travel from Munich to Frankfurt

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Travel Information between Munich and Frankfurt

distanceDistance188 miles (304 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $19 (€18) • 4 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $87 (€83) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 188 miles (304 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Munich and Frankfurt. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Frankfurt.

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You can travel between Munich and Frankfurt 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Frankfurt is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€18) compared to other travel options to Frankfurt:

A train is generally $7 (€7) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $26 (€25) from Munich to Frankfurt.

Taking a train is usually $68 (€65) less than taking a flight to Frankfurt, which costs on average $87 (€83) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Munich to Frankfurt is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 13 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Frankfurt is:

  • 11 buses per day.
  • 27 trains per day.

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

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

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

    • Flixbus can take you to Frankfurt by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Munich to Frankfurt for $26 (€25).
    • Lufthansa can take you to Frankfurt by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Munich to Frankfurt for $87 (€83).
    • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Frankfurt. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Munich to Frankfurt tickets on Omio for $19 (€18).
    Many of our customers traveling from Munich to Frankfurt don't make Frankfurt their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Frankfurt are Paris, Berlin or Kyiv, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Frankfurt to any of these top destinations today!

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

    • Bus tickets cost on average $26 (€25) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $87 (€83) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $19 (€18) one way.

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

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