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 Munich to Berlin will cost around £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 33.
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3 h 58 m
5 h 26 m
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Of the 21 trains that leave Munich for Berlin every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 505 km distance in an average of 5 h 26 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 58 m .
The slowest trains will take 10 h 22 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||312 miles (504 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||£24 (€27)|
|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 Munich to Berlin cover the 312 miles (504 km) long route taking on average 8 h 49 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 journey for as low as £9, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
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Find your perfect route from Munich to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Munich and Berlin and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance from Munich to Berlin by DB is 312 miles (504 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Munich and Berlin is £16.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.
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 WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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The train trip between Munich and Berlin is provided by intercity trains that ply this route twice every hour. This railway service is operated by Deutsche Bahn. Some journeys require 1 or 2 transfers, usually in Frankfurt, Hannover, or Gottingen, but there are many direct trains available too. This trip takes 6 hours, except for the midnight train, which arrives in Berlin 10 hours later. Trains start running at 4:15 a.m. and service ends at 0:01 a.m.
Departure Station: Munich Hauptbahnhof or Munich Central, which also offers connections with other parts of the city via underground and tram services, since nearly every line stops at Munich Central. The city centre can be reached on foot in just under 15 minutes.
Arrival Station: Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Central Station), located 1.5 kilometres north of Brandenburg Gate and across the Spree River from the Bundestag (the National Parliament). The commercial district near Alexanderplatz is 4 kilometres east. The nearest tram stop is Clara Jaschle Strasse, opposite the station's parking area.
Trains depart from Munich's main railway station (München Hauptbahnhof). The station is located around 2 kilometres north-west of the city centre. U-Bahn and S-Bahn lines from all over the city stop at the train station, as well as Metro buses. A journey from the outskirts of Munich to the train station should take an hour at the most. Public transport services run from around 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Berlin dates back to the 13th century and is a cosmopolitan mixture of old and new. Monuments and museums tell of its rich history, while modern developments, entertainment centres and cultural delights look to the future. Trains arrive at Berlin Hauptbahnhof (tief), which is located in the heart of the city, in the government district. There is a direct link to the U-Bahn and S-Bahn public transport systems for travelling around the city. Most destinations in Berlin can be reached in less than an hour. The U-Bahn and S-Bahn run between 4:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. on weekdays and 24 hours on weekends.
When taking the train to Berlin from Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Your route can end in train stations such as Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from München Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from München Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Berlin Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Berlin.
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