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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Munich to Berlin?

Lowest Price$27.20
Fastest Train3h 55m
Trains Per Day37
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a high-speed train from Munich to Berlin?

Yes, there are high-speed trains from Munich to Berlin, the fastest of which is DB Intercity-Express Provided by Deutsche Bahn, some trains from Munich arrive in Berlin in less than 4 hours.

Is the train from Berlin to Munich scenic?

The train from Berlin to Munich travels through farmland and past small villages. The scenery is pleasant, though not particularly memorable. That said, you’re in for a far more picturesque journey than if you traveled to Munich by bus.

How many trains run daily between Munich and Berlin?

On 4 different trains, 156 train trips are made daily from Munich to Berlin, 18 of which are direct schedules. These trains include DB Intercity and DB Intercity-Express, and are all operated by Deutsche Bahn.

Is it safe to travel by train from Munich to Berlin during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Munich to Berlin?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Munich to Berlin. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Berlin?

In the last month, $57.27 was the average price of a train ticket from Munich, BY to Berlin, BE. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $91.37 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Berlin?

The distance between Munich and Berlin is approximately 313 miles, or 504 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Munich to Berlin are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Munich at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Munich to Berlin?

There are 37 scheduled trains on most days. 16 of these are direct connections to Berlin. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Berlin to Munich. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Munich to Berlin for $58.11.

Which train should you take from Munich to Berlin?

There are 3 train lines with service from Munich, Bavaria to Berlin, Berlin. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 34 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express35h 7m$91.05
Deutsche Bahn345h 52m$97.95
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company45h 14m$115.10

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Munich to Berlin start from $27, and on average cost $91. Daily there are 3 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Berlin. DB Intercity-Express in Munich leaves from München Train Station and 9 other stations. And in Berlin trains arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) and 2 other train stations. From Munich to Berlin train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 5 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 55 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $93 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Berlin start from $27, and on average cost $98. Daily there are 34 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn in Munich leaves from München-Karlsfeld and 41 other stations. And in Berlin trains arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) and 2 other train stations. From Munich to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 55 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 164 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $100 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Munich to Berlin start from $58, and on average cost $115. Daily there are 4 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Munich leaves from Solln Station and 25 other stations. And in Berlin trains arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) and one other train station. From Munich to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 55 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $106 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

Where is the train station in Munich?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Munich where you can board the train:

  • München-Karlsfeld
  • München Train Station
  • München-Aubing
  • München-Freiham
  • München-Neuaubing
  • München-Lochhausen
  • München-Allach
  • München Leienfelsstr.
  • München-Langwied
  • München-Untermenzing
  • München-Feldmoching
  • München-Westkreuz
  • München-Pasing
  • München-fasanerie
  • München-Obermenzing

Where is the train station in Berlin?

There are more train stations and stops in Berlin than most cities. Most trains from Munich will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Berlin:

  • Berlin Hbf (tief)
  • Train Station
  • Berlin Südkreuz

Price trends for trains from Munich to Berlin

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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