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Lowest Price$26.33
Fastest Train3h 10m
Trains Per Day19
Train Lines2
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Frankfurt-Munich Train Schedule

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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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Munich?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $45.12 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich. By booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $62.15 compared to a same-day fare.

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 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 10 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 Saturday. 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 Friday 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.

How many trains per day run from Frankfurt to Munich?

There are 19 scheduled trains on most days. 15 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 Frankfurt. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Frankfurt to Munich for $14.02.

What train services are there from Frankfurt to Munich?

2 train services operate from Frankfurt to Munich. DB Intercity-Express usually has more trains scheduled, with 18 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express183h 34m$64.08
Deutsche Bahn15h 12m$79.03

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

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