How to travel from Paris to Munich

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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 Dec 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est5h32 09:27PMMunich Hbf
1 transfer
10:15AMParis, Quai de Bercy11h50 10:05PMMünchen, ZOB
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03:55PMParis Gare de l'Est5h41 09:36PMMunich Hbf
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06:55AMParis Gare de l'Est5h32 12:27PMMunich Hbf
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05:55PMParis Gare de l'Est5h34 11:29PMMunich Hbf
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Travel Information from Paris to Munich

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$89 - $259
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $89 (€80) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $259 (€233) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar 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.

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 Tips: 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.

Travel from Paris, France to Munich, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Munich from Paris restricted?

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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 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.

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

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:

  • Around 5 buses per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

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:

  • Buses from Paris to Munich most often leave 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 leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in München Hbf.

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:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Munich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Munich for $89 (€80).
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Paris to Munich tickets on Omio for $259 (€233).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Paris to Munich tickets on Omio for $102 (€92).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International with 5 direct buses per day.
  • You'll find 1 direct train per day with 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 between Paris and Munich.

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. If you’d like to add 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!

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 route costs on average $89 (€80) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $259 (€233) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $102 (€92) one way 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.

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