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Train Information from Munich to Birmingham

distanceDistance663 miles (1069 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Munich to Birmingham cover the 663 miles (1069 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 18 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Munich and Birmingham?

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

Is international entry into Birmingham from Munich restricted?

International entry 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?

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 Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 21/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Birmingham from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Birmingham?

What are the entry requirements?

  • 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?

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

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

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 Birmingham to Munich train here.

What is the distance from Munich to Birmingham via train?
The train distance from Munich to Birmingham is around 663 miles (1069 km).
How long is the train journey from Munich to Birmingham?
The Munich to Birmingham train duration is on average 16 h 18 min, which is to be expected when travelling 663 miles (1069 km) between Munich and Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Munich to Birmingham, which train station in Munich do I depart from and which train station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Munich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. When you arrive in Birmingham, your train can arrive in train stations including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from München Hbf   to Birmingham New Street.

Where is the train station in Munich to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from München Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Birmingham from Munich?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Birmingham is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
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Birmingham
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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 U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
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.
München Ost
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