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from Paris to Munich

You can get from Paris to Munich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Munich on Sep 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est5h40 07:27PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$1261One-way
Cheapest
07:30PMParis11h45 07:15AMMünchen, ZOB
0 changes
$481One-way
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est5h41 04:27PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$1261One-way
09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est6h22 03:28PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$1281One-way
06:39AMParis Gare de l'Est5h48 12:27PMMunich Hbf
1 changes
$1261One-way

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Tue
Sep 28
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$81Flixbus
$554TAP Portugal
Wed
Sep 29
$114Deutsche Bahn
$43BlaBlaCar Bus
$155Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$114Deutsche Bahn
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Air France
Fri
Oct 1
$114Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$162Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$101Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$162Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$213Deutsche Bahn
$50BlaBlaCar Bus
$309Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
$89Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$162Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$87TGV
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$162Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$133Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$83Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$110Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$77Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$135HOP!
Sun
Oct 10
$89Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$110Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$70Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$110Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$88Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 13
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$88Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 14
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$88Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 15
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$88Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 16
$70Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Oct 17
$64Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$73Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 18
$52Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$73Lufthansa

Travel Information between Paris and Munich

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $163
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€30) • 11 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $163 (€131) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or TGV

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 424 miles (684 km) between Paris and Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, HOP! Or TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Munich.

General Information about the journey 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.

How to get from Paris to Munich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Munich, 78,41% 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 Paris to Munich 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 Paris to Munich

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.

Trains from Paris to Munich

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.

Flights from Paris to Munich

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.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Munich, Germany from Paris, France currently allowed?

Travel from Paris, France to Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Munich from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Munich, Germany from Paris?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Munich, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Paris to Munich closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Munich, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Munich, Germany?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Paris from Munich?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/26/21. 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.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Munich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Paris to Munich. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Munich?

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Munich is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€30) compared to other travel options to Munich:

Taking a bus is usually $126 (€101) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $163 (€131) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $50 (€40) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $87 (€70) from Paris to Munich.

What is the fastest way to travel between Paris and Munich?

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Munich by bus can take on average 11 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 40 min.

What is the distance between Paris and Munich?

You should expect to travel around 424 miles (684 km) between Paris and Munich.

How many services a day are there between Paris and Munich?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Munich is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Munich?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Flights from Paris to Munich most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in München Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Munich?

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

  • You can travel by bus between Paris and Munich with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Paris to Munich tickets for $37 (€30) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Paris to Munich by flight with HOP! You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $163 (€131) with HOP! From Paris to Munich.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Munich with TGV. Cheap tickets can be found for $87 (€70) with TGV from Paris to Munich.
Is it possible to travel directly to Munich from Paris?

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

  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI.

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 to Munich from Paris.

Where should I go next after I travel to Munich from Paris?
Your trip from Paris to Munich doesn't have to end in Munich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Vienna. If you’d like to add Berlin, Prague or Vienna to your Paris to Munich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Munich today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Paris to Munich online to score the best deals?

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:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $37 (€30) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $163 (€131) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $87 (€70) one way on average for this trip.

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.