How to travel from Munich to Ilmenau

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Travel Information from Munich to Ilmenau

distanceDistance178 miles (287 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 3 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 178 miles (287 km) between Munich and Ilmenau. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Ilmenau.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Ilmenau

Travel to Ilmenau 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 Ilmenau.

You can travel from Munich to Ilmenau 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Ilmenau from Munich is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Ilmenau:

A ferry is generally $47 (€42) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $47 (€42) from Munich to Ilmenau.

Taking a ferry is usually $10 (€9) less than taking a flight to Ilmenau, which costs on average $10 (€9) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is about $27 (€24) less than taking a train, which costs on average $27 (€24) for this journey.

The fastest way from Munich to Ilmenau is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 42 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, taking a ferry requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance from Munich to Ilmenau is approximately 178 miles (287 km).

The average frequency per day from Munich to Ilmenau is:

  • 15 trains a day.

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

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

  • Trains most often depart from Munich at München Hbf and arrive in Ilmenau at Ilmenau.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Ilmenau by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Munich to Ilmenau for $47 (€42) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Ilmenau by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Ilmenau for $27 (€24).
Omio customers who travel from Munich to Ilmenau often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Erfurt or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Ilmenau and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $47 (€42) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $10 (€9) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $27 (€24) one way.

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

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