The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Munich will cost around £ 10 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.
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3 h 32 m
3 h 37 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Munich every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 304 km distance in an average of 3 h 37 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 32 m .
The slowest trains will take 3 h 43 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||188 miles (304 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||£15 (€17)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Munich cover the 188 miles (304 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £15. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in München Hbf.
Travel between Frankfurt am Main and Munich from £7 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Frankfurt am Main and Munich in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Munich on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Munich is 188 miles (304 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Munich start at £16.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich:
Travel between the German cities of Frankfurt and Munich is fast and convenient, with numerous trains making the journey every day. Trains leave two to three times per hour from Frankfurt's main railway station and arrive at Munich Central Station within about 3.5 to 4 hours. There are many departure times to choose from, ranging from early in the morning at around 5:30 a.m. until evening at around 9:00 p.m. Many trains from Frankfurt to Munich travel direct, taking approximately 3.5 hours to reach their destination, while others involve one or two changes on the way at Nürnberg, Mannheim or Würzburg.
Frankfurt's grand main 'Hauptbahnhof' station is the busiest transit point in the city and the primary departure point for many long distance rail journeys. It can be easily located just to the west of the city centre. The station is relatively easy to navigate, and is extremely well connected by a choice of transport systems that offer comprehensive coverage of the city, including S-Bahn (rapid transit trains), U-Bahn (underground system) and tram lines.
Famed for its gothic architecture, ancient buildings and beer halls, Munich is an appealing destination for many travellers. Trains from Frankfurt to Munich arrive at München Hauptbahnhof, the city's main station, which is situated very close to the city centre at Bayerstraße. Travellers can easily reach the city centre on foot, or benefit from the tram and bus stops that are located in the station forecourt at the station's main entrance. In a different part of the station, travellers can also catch an S-Bahn or U-Bahn within the underground stations.
When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in Munich, you can end your trip in train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.
Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen to München Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.
The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Munich.
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