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 £ 51 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 28.
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3 h 11 m
3 h 33 m
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Of the 26 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Munich every day 24 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 33 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 11 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 12 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 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£19 (€22)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||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 12 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. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in München Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Munich from Frankfurt am Main from £16. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Munich train.
Train information from Frankfurt am Main to Munich with Deutsche Bahn:
Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Munich due to the coronavirus:
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 taking the train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Your route can end in train stations such as München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in München Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.
The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre of Munich.
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