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Journey Information

Frankfurt to Munich bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$24.22
Shortest Duration5h 40m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

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 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 Frankfurt to Munich?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $30.66 was the low point for bus fares from Frankfurt am Main to Munich. Buses from Munich to Frankfurt are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $30.66 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 6 hours and 18 minutes to cover the 189 miles (305 kilometers) from Frankfurt am Main, HE to Munich, BY. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 40 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Munich at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Frankfurt?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. 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 4 scheduled buses that travel from Frankfurt to Munich every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Hesse to Bavaria without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Frankfurt to Munich; ticket prices start at $28.42.

What bus companies travel from Frankfurt to Munich?

There is one bus company that operates from Frankfurt to Munich. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus46h 18m$31.08

Where does the bus leave from in Frankfurt?

Most buses depart from the main station in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse:

  • Central Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Munich?

All buses from Frankfurt arrive at one main station in Munich, Bavaria:

  • Central Bus Station

Price trends for buses from Frankfurt to Munich

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10NovDec

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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