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Journey Information

Munich to Frankfurt bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$14.08
Shortest Duration5h 30m
Trips per day20
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Munich to Frankfurt am Main right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Munich to Frankfurt?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $20.40 was the low point for bus fares from Munich to Frankfurt am Main. Buses from Frankfurt to Munich are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $20.40 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $14.55 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 189 miles (305 kilometers) from Munich, BY to Frankfurt am Main, HE. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Munich to Frankfurt at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Munich?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Munich to Frankfurt, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 20 scheduled buses that travel from Munich to Frankfurt every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 14 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Munich to Frankfurt; ticket prices start at $28.29.

What bus companies travel from Munich to Frankfurt?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Munich, Bavaria to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 10 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus106h 18m$25.21
Ouibus136h 48m$16.17

Where does the bus leave from in Munich?

Buses to Frankfurt leave from multiple locations in Munich, Bavaria. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Hackerbrücke
  • Central Bus Station
  • Fröttmaning

Where does the bus arrive in Frankfurt?

Buses arrive in Frankfurt at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36

Price trends for buses from Munich to Frankfurt

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10JunJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

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