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Train Information to Cardiff from Munich

distanceDistance694 miles (1119 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Munich to Cardiff cover the 694 miles (1119 km) long route taking on average 19 h 6 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 Cardiff Central.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Munich, Germany and Cardiff, United Kingdom allowed?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cardiff from Munich as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Munich, Germany from Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cardiff 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 Cardiff?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 07/12/2021. 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 Cardiff to Munich train here.

What is the distance between Munich and Cardiff via train?
You should expect to travel around 694 miles (1119 km)  between Munich and Cardiff by train.
How long is the train journey from Munich to Cardiff?
The train time to Cardiff from Munich is on average 19 h 6 min  for the 694 miles (1119 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Cardiff from Munich by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Munich to Cardiff, which train station in Munich do I depart from and which train station in Cardiff do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Cardiff from Munich, you can choose to depart from train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Your trip can end in train stations such as Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from München Hbf   and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Where is the Munich train station located? Where is the Cardiff train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, München Hbf, located approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Cardiff, called Cardiff Central, is located around 0.2 miles (425 m) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there between Munich and Cardiff?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Cardiff is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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München Hbf is the most popular Munich railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Munich for your journey to Cardiff.
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Public transport options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB