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There are 43 daily trains from Prague to Munich. Traveling by train from Prague to Munich usually takes around 8 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Railjet train can make the trip in 5 hours and 40 minutes.
|Distance||186 mi (300 km)|
|Fastest train||5h 40m|
|Trains per day||6|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Train service from Prague to Munich
- DB Eurocity tickets: $41 one-way
- DB Intercity tickets: $41 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn tickets: $34 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets: $34 one-way
- Non-federally owned railway company tickets: $42 one-way
- Railjet tickets: $41 one-way
What is the price of a train ticket from Prague to Munich?
In the last month, $51.06 was the average price of a train ticket from Prague to Munich. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.16 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Prague to Munich by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $71 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Prague to Munich in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $81 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Which train should you take from Prague to Munich?
There are 6 train lines with service from Prague to Munich. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 22 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Eurocity||1||5h 41m||$41.87|
|DB Intercity||1||5h 48m||$49.89|
|Deutsche Bahn||22||7h 55m||$69.23|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||27||9h 26m||$71.02|
|Non-federally owned railway company||1||5h 51m||$59.56|
DB Eurocity train tickets from Prague to Munich start from $41, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Eurocity schedules to Munich. DB Eurocity in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Munich trains arrive at München Train Station .
From Prague to Munich train travel on DB Eurocity takes 5 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 40 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Munich.
DB Intercity train tickets from Prague to Munich start from $41, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Munich. DB Intercity in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Munich trains arrive at München Train Station and 2 other train stations.
From Prague to Munich train travel on DB Intercity takes 5 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 40 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Munich on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Prague.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Prague to Munich start from $34, and on average cost . Daily there are 27 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Munich. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Munich trains arrive at München-Karlsfeld and 35 other train stations.
From Prague to Munich train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 9 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 40 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 39 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Munich.
Non-federally owned railway company
Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Prague to Munich start from $42, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Munich. Non-federally owned railway company in Prague leaves from Praha hl.n. . And in Munich trains arrive at München Train Station and one other train station.
From Prague to Munich train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Munich faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 40 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Munich on a weekend there is typically one Non-federally owned railway company scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Prague.
Railjet is a high-speed intercity train company with trains capable of reaching speeds of 230 kilometers per hour. While these speedy trains will make any trip quick, passengers can still enjoy extra legroom on seats to air conditioning, complimentary WiFi, power outlets, restrooms, and a cafe with snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Prague to Munich 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Prague to Munich?
How long is the train journey from Prague to Munich?
The distance between Prague and Munich is approximately 186 miles, or 300 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 28 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 40 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?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Prague to Munich on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Friday. Friday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Prague at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Prague to Munich?
There are 43 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Munich. 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 Munich to Prague.
With storied churches and beautiful castles, Prague was once the hidden gem of Europe, and it has now revealed its beauty to the world. Prague’s prized landmark is the majestic Prague Castle, which is the largest castle complex in the world. The castle is an amalgamation of many different architectural styles, making it a very special destination to visit. You might even get to see the president of Czechia as well, since it is his office! If you simply want to stroll around and enjoy the vibe of the city, head for the Old Town Square, which has seen very few changes since its conception in the 12th century. If you are not afraid of a little hiking, head to Petrin Hill, which is one of the largest green areas in the city. The area also houses the Rose Garden and Seminary Garden, featuring more than 2,100 trees.
Prague’s food scene is not as well-known as other famous cities’, but the local dishes such as knedlíky or bramboráky will pleasantly surprise you. La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is a Michelin-starred restaurant that offers amazing Czech dishes. For local beers, don’t hesitate to check out U Medvídku.
Praha hlavní nádraží is the largest international train station in Prague and it’s located right in the heart of the city. Not too far from the train station is Prague’s central bus station. The principal airport in the city is the Václav Havel Airport Prague.
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.
Where is the train station in Prague?
Main departure station: Praha hl.n.
Praha hlavní nádraží (or h.l n) translates to Prague Main Railway Station. The large station first opened in 1871, but a major redesign in 1909 gave it its current distinctive look. The art nouveau architecture welcomes passengers reaching Prague on Deutsche Bahn and RailJet trains, as well as local commuter lines. Public restrooms, retail stores, restaurants, and parking are available on-site. Plus, the station is only a few blocks away from Prague's legendary Old Town, with many museums and hotels along the way.
All train stations in Prague:
Where is the train station in Munich?
Main arrival station: München-Freiham
There are more train stations and stops in Munich than most cities. Most trains from Prague will stop at one (or more) of the 15 following stations in Munich:
All train stations in Munich:
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