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from Paris to Munich

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

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To get from Paris to Munich on Jan 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est5h41 09:36PMMunich Hbf
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10:25AMParis, Quai de Bercy11h35 10:00PMMünchen, ZOB
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07:30PMParis, Quai de Bercy11h45 07:15AMMünchen, ZOB
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10:55AMParis Gare de l'Est5h32 04:27PMMunich Hbf
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est5h32 09:27PMMunich Hbf
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$30BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jan 23
$98Deutsche Bahn
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$178TAP Portugal
Jan 25
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$165TAP Portugal
Jan 26
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$165Lufthansa Cityline
Jan 27
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
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Jan 28
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 29
$165Lufthansa Cityline
Jan 30
$50Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Air Dolomiti
Jan 31
Feb 1
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$114Air Dolomiti
Feb 2
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$42BlaBlaCar Bus
$137Lufthansa Cityline
Feb 3
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
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Feb 4
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$91Lufthansa Cityline
Feb 5
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
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Feb 6
$50Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information from Paris to Munich

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$43 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $43 (€35) • 11 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€84) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 424 miles (684 km) by flight, bus or train 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 $43 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Paris to Munich.

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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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Munich

Travel to Munich 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 Paris to Munich.

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Munich, Germany if I’m coming from Paris, France?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Munich if traveling from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Munich, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/19/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Paris to Munich.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from Munich, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Munich restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/19/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Munich?

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

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Munich?

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $43 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

Taking a bus is usually $60 (€49) less than taking a flight to Munich, which costs on average $102 (€84) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $47 (€39) from Paris to Munich.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Munich?

The fastest way to get to Munich from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Munich can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 11 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 32 min.

What is the distance between Paris and Munich?

The Paris to Munich distance is around 424 miles (684 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Munich is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Paris and Munich as scheduled services by flight, bus 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 when traveling from Paris to Munich:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Munich Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in München Hbf.

Who can get 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 go to Munich from Paris by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $102 (€84) with Lufthansa from Paris to Munich on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Paris to Munich with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€35) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Munich.
  • You can go to Munich from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for $47 (€39) with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Munich on Omio.

Can I travel directly between Paris and Munich?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Munich with SNCF | TGV INOUI with 1 direct train per day.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Munich?

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Munich? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Munich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Vienna. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Vienna from Munich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I purchase tickets from Paris to Munich online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $102 (€84) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $43 (€35) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $47 (€39) one way.

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