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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Frankfurt to Munich?

Lowest Price$34.20
Fastest Train3h 11m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes, there is a high-speed train from Frankfurt to Munich. The ICE (InterCity Express), which connects all major cities in Germany, takes about 4 hours to get from Frankfurt to Munich and costs an average of €63.

Is the train from Frankfurt to Munich scenic?

Views on the train from Frankfurt to Munich are pleasant, but not notably scenic. The train passes through German cities like Würzburg, Nuremberg and Ingolstadt, with the latter half of the trip cutting through Bavaria.

How far is it from Frankfurt to Munich?

The distance from Frankfurt to Munich is 392 kilometers (about 243 miles), which takes about 5 hours and 15 minutes if you travel by bus. Traveling by train is significantly faster, with most Deutsche Bahn options taking less than 4 hours.

Is it safe to travel by train 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 train 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, train 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.

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

In the last month, $54.84 was the average price of a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main, HE to Munich, BY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 4 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $47.58 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Frankfurt to Munich?

The distance between Frankfurt and Munich is approximately 189 miles, or 305 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 11 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 Frankfurt to Munich are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Monday 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 Frankfurt at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Frankfurt to Munich?

Trains leave the station in Frankfurt twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Munich with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Munich to Frankfurt. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Frankfurt to Munich for $26.80.

Which train should you take from Frankfurt to Munich?

DB Intercity-Express is the one and only train line which connects Frankfurt am Main, Hesse to Munich, Bavaria. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express23h 30m$79.59

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

There is one train station in Frankfurt:

  • Central Train Station

Where is the train station in Munich?

Munich has one train station:

  • München Train Station

Price trends for trains from Frankfurt to Munich

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