You can get from Paris to Munich by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Munich on Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||424 miles (684 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$89 - $259|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $89 (€80) • 11 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $259 (€233) • 1 h 35 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 424 miles (684 km) between Paris and Munich. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Munich.
The journey from Paris, France to Munich, Germany is over 800 kilometers. Flying is the fastest method of transport between these cities, while travelling by bus is considerably slower. Flights depart from both main airports in Paris, trains leave from one train station and buses depart from several locations.
Return trips from Munich to to Paris are also available.
There are usually around 5 buses from Paris to Munich departing per day. Eurolines, Flixbus, Megabus and Postbus offer various bus routes, most of which require one change. The total travel time varies between 11 and 17 hours, so most buses travel overnight. Departure points in Paris include Porte Maillot, Gare routière internationale de Paris Galliéni and Gallieni Porte Bagnolet. All buses arrive at Munich ZOB.
Deutsche Bahn trains from Paris to Munich depart approximately every two hours, from morning through to evening. There is usually one direct train per day, while the remainder require a change to a connecting train route. Most train trips take around six hours in total, except night trains which may have a longer wait at the connecting station. All routes start at Paris Gare de l'Est and end at Munich Hbf.
The journey time is around 1.5 hours on direct flights from Paris to Munich. Airlines which run this route include Transavia Airlines, Lufthansa and Air France. These airlines operate more than ten flights per day, which depart every hour or two. There are also almost 200 connecting flights offered by various airlines, such as Air Malta, Condor and United. These indirect flights often have very lengthy connection times.
Travel from Paris, France to Munich, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Germany is: Unrestricted.
Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Paris from Munich here.
There are 4 ways to travel from Paris to Munich including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Munich from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $89 (€80).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:
Taking a bus is usually $170 (€153) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $259 (€233) for the same trip.
Taking a bus is about $13 (€12) less than taking a train, which costs on average $102 (€92) for this trip.
The fastest way from Paris to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.
There are alternative travel options to Munich that can usually take longer:
In comparison, getting to Munich by bus can take on average 11 h 50 min.
In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 20 min of travel time.
Munich is approximately 424 miles (684 km) away from Paris.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Munich is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Munich from Paris 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 from Paris to Munich:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Munich with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Munich.
Before traveling from Paris to Munich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Paris to Munich 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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