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Buses from Frankfurt to Munich

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Frankfurt to Munich. Traveling by bus from Frankfurt to Munich usually takes around 6 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance189 mi (305 km)
Shortest duration5h 25m
Cheapest price$17.34
Trips per day10
Most frequent serviceBlaBlaCar Bus
Bus lines2

What bus companies travel from Frankfurt to Munich?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Frankfurt to Munich. Of these two carriers, BlaBlaCar Bus usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus56h 12m$20.98
FlixBus56h 0m$22.64

Frequently Asked Questions

Which bus carrier from Frankfurt to Munich offers the most amenities?

Flixbus has the most amenities of any bus carrier between Frankfurt and Munich, such as free Wi-Fi, clean restrooms and extra legroom. Additional features include access to power outlets for charging your devices, overhead space to store your baggage, and an entertainment portal with movies, music, games and real-time tracking of where you are along your route.

Does the bus use the Autobahn from Frankfurt to Munich?

Yes, buses departing from Frankfurt drive south on the autobahn to get to Munich. The fastest route will take you down Bundesautobahn 3 to Bundesautobahn 6, and covers almost 400 kilometers (242 miles).

Contrary to popular belief, speed limits are often posted and enforced along the autobahn. Only very specific stretches are unrestricted, at which point vehicles are advised to go no faster than 130 kilometres per hour (81 mph). On the most common route from Frankfurt to Munich, there are many unrestricted sections, although your bus will not accelerate to a dangerous speed.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Frankfurt am Main to Munich during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 189 miles from Frankfurt to Munich. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Munich. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Frankfurt?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Frankfurt to Munich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Frankfurt to Munich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 10 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 Frankfurt to Munich; ticket prices start at $20.64.

City Information

Munich

Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.

Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.

München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Frankfurt?

Departure stations

Buses to Munich leave from 3 stations in Frankfurt am Main.

Bus stations in Frankfurt:

  • Central Train Station

  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36

Where does the bus arrive in Munich?

Arrival stations

Buses arrive in Munich at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Munich:

  • Central Bus Station

  • Fröttmaning

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