The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Munich to Berlin will cost around £ 145 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 57.
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3 h 54 m
7 h 8 m
Trains per day
Of the 40 train that leave Munich for Berlin every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 505 km distance in an average of 7 h 8 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 54 m .
The slowest train will take 12 h 38 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 24 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£27|
|Trains depart from:||Munich|
|Trains arrive in:||Berlin|
|Train Companies:||Deutsche Bahn|
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.