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Train Information from London to Munich

distanceDistance569 miles (917 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from London to Munich cover the 569 miles (917 km) long journey with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in München Hbf.

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London to Munich with Deutsche Bahn

Travel on Deutsche Bahn trains between London and Munich at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from London to Munich. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant 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 London to Munich:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from London to Munich: Journey Details

    Trains from London to Munich typically run two to three times a day. Deutsche Bahn are the main provider for this journey, and offer a service that requires passengers to change three or four times along the way. All trips run from London St Pancras station, with brief layovers at Bruxelles-Midi, Frankfurt and Stuttgart en route. The first train departs at 6:50a.m., and the last train of the day departs at 7:34p.m. A 10:58a.m. service is also sandwiched in between. Each journey typically takes anywhere between 9 and 10 hours. Take note that these times change over the weekend. On Sundays, a 3.04 p.m. service is available, whilst on Saturdays the first and final departure times are at 6:54 a.m. and 7:04 p.m.

    Taking the Train from London

    London is home to several train stations, and those wishing to travel to Munich will be required to begin their journey at London St Pancras. This London transport hub is one that connects the UK capital to many other areas of Europe and is a busy station both at peak and off-peak times. Getting in and out of St Pancras is made easy thanks to the plentiful supply of Underground links - six separate tube lines connect this station to the rest of London. Kings Cross station is also conveniently located across the road.

    Getting into Munich by Train

    One of Germany's most illustrious, colourful and cultivated locations, the city of Munich pulls in endless amounts of tourism year on year with its magnificent beer festivals, dazzling architecture and globally-recognised football team. Munich Train Station is extremely well connected to other modes of public transport. Several train lines, bus services, tram lines and underground lines all offer easy access into other areas of the city, and key landmarks such as city hall are only twenty minutes away on foot. Trains to Munich airport also run every ten minutes.

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    Trains from London to Munich
    Travel by train to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Munich.
    FAQs
    What are the travel restrictions for Munich, Germany if I'm coming from London, United Kingdom by train?

    Travel between London, United Kingdom and Munich, Germany by train is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

    When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 21/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Munich before travelling.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Munich, Germany to London, United Kingdom?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to London is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

    Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Munich?

    What are the entry requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Regional advice

    Last verified on 21/09/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Munich to London train here.

    What is the distance by train from London to Munich?
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Munich via train to be approximately 569 miles (917 km).
    What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Munich?

    Some of the London train stations to Munich you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Munich include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in München Hbf.

    Where do I find the London train station to Munich? Where is the Munich train station?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London.

    The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Munich.

    What train companies offer a service to Munich from London?
    For the best London to Munich train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London and Munich to compare what amenities they may offer.
    How many train services are there to Munich from London a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Munich
    London Bridge
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    London Charing Cross
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    London Euston
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    London Fenchurch Street
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    London Kings Cross
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
    London Liverpool Street
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    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
    London Paddington
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    Refreshments
    WC

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    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District<br>Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
    London St Pancras
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    London Victoria
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
    How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
    This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
    London Waterloo East
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
    This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176