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 Paris will cost around £ 107 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 88.
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Of the 8 trains that leave Munich for Paris every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 684 km distance in an average of 6 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 47 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 27 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||424 miles (684 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||£80 (€91)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI|
Trains from Munich to Paris cover the 424 miles (684 km) long route taking on average 5 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £80, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £63. Travellers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
TGV and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Munich and Paris from £63. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
TGV is one of the best options when travelling by train between Munich and Paris. Omio quickly shows you current TGV train timetables for the Munich - Paris trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Munich and Paris is around 424 miles (684 km) and the cheapest TGV one-way ticket you can book starts at £88. As you check the latest Munich to Paris train timetable from TGV for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Paris safely. If you search for TGV tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect TGV ticket from Munich to Paris so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
TGV has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Munich and Paris:
With departures up to 8 times per day until late afternoon, it is easy to find yourself at your French destination before bedtime. The average travel time for trains from Munich to Paris is 6h36 min. You will need to allow up to an hour extra on some journeys, dependent on the scheduled connection - so be sure to check the duration before you book.
Munich to Paris timetables include up to 8 daily departures with one change at Stuttgart HBF. A small number of departures include two changes, at Stuttgart and Karlsruhe Hbf, which adds on a little extra time to your journey. Train time schedules run all seven days. Weekdays start at around 2:30 a.m. with the latest departure leaving at approximately 2:30 p.m.. Timetables are reduced on weekends to 6 departures. On Saturdays and Sundays the latest departure is usually before 4:00 p.m., arriving in Paris some time shortly after 10:00 p.m. The earliest weekly departure train time will be between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. on a Sunday, arriving before lunch, still in great time for a late croissant breakfast!
Overall, the train journey duration will average out at 6h36min. Bring a good book, a tablet, or just enjoy the beautiful scenery out of the window. All journeys include at least one stop to change trains. The maximum stop changes on this train schedule is two, which will add an additional hour onto your journey time. Bargain hunters and flexible travellers can save up to half the peak price by checking out the off-peak weekend and early morning timetables.
We all know that last minute travellers can pay a premium for their tickets, which is why savvy commuters and holidaymakers will always book their seats way in advance. Get ahead of the pack. Omio recommend you plan ahead by at least a fortnight, preferably longer, to bag the cheap train seats. You can select the flexible booking option for a small additional fee if your travel dates aren’t set in stone. Early risers and insomniacs will also benefit from cheap train tickets, along with those lucky ones who can make their journey on a weekend. If you are not rushing to catch the Eiffel Tower at dusk, maybe consider choosing the slightly longer but often cheaper, two-stop trip? Babes in arms and children up to five years old travel for free with a fare-paying adult. Another tip is to choose to travel in second class seats rather than first class, it’s still a great ride with free Wi-Fi!
Departure train station: Collect your cheap train tickets for Munich to Paris early and, as the Munich Hauptbahnhof (HBF) is situated just 0.8 miles from the city centre, you can leave your luggage at this station and explore the city on foot or by a short 5-minute bus or taxi ride Munich Hauptbahnhof (HBF) station itself houses plenty of shops, kiosks and ATM’s with free Wi-Fi for the first 30 minutes.
Arrival train station: The Gare de l’Est train station is highly regarded for its stunning architecture, which comes as no surprise to aficionados of French culture. Take an easy bus or metro ride of just 3 miles to the famous Eiffel Tower and city centre. The facilities are modern however and you will find shops, restaurants, a brasserie and left luggage depot on site. Close by, a 3-star hotel and a supermarket serve the weary traveller.
The Deutsche Bahn Intercity (DB) train company operate their frequent and speedy service on this route of Munich to Paris trains. DB offers 8 daily travel times in their weekday schedule. Travel begins early on weekdays. Weekends see frequency change from 8 to 6 departures per day. All DB train company scheduled services from Munich to Paris will include at least one change to train operator TVG with a maximum of two changes on the way.
You can spoil yourself with first class or economise with second class tickets on each Deutsche Bahn Munich to Paris train schedule. The high speed train services operate in the daytime through to early evening, there are no overnight schedules. DB operate an exchange or cancellation ticket policy on tickets booked in advance. For a small additional charge you can change or cancel your journey up to 24 hours before the ticket validity date. Each route includes at least one stop and change at Stuttgart. Some journeys will take up to an hour longer due to an additional stop and change at Karlsruhe Hbf. Check the train duration before you book to avoid an unnecessary extension to your trip. The train types on this route are all high-speed. DB run their ICE fleet to Stuttgart where TVG take over services to complete your journey in one of their double-decker high-speed trains.
DB and TVG offer first and second class seats for train services from Munich to Paris. Amenities on board differ within the two classes, but all trains are well-equipped with toilets in carriages, on-board refreshments, Wi-Fi and power points. Ample luggage space is provided for 3 items of hand luggage with TGV and is unlimited on DB trains. Bicycles are permitted at no additional charge on TGV trains, for the DB leg you purchase a pass in advance. Reduced ability travellers benefit from platform access to the train and additional space inside carriages. Unimpeded access to toilets is offered to these passengers.
All trains from Munich to Paris depart from the main station of the city - Munich Hauptbahnhof. Located near the Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt borough, this station is very close to Munich's city centre. It has 2 S-Bahn platforms and 6 U-Bahn platforms running right through it, making it very well-connected. There are frequent buses and trams going to the Munich Hauptbahnhof station, and taking a taxi is a convenient option too.
Filled with culture, fashion and art, there's always something to see and do in Paris. The trains from Munich arrive at the Gare de l'Est, which is one of the oldest stations in Paris. Located in the central area of the city, the Gare de l'Est has bus and taxi stops right outside. Moreover, it has three main Metro line connecting it to different parts of the city.
Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Paris, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 16/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Munich and Paris closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 16/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Paris.
Some of the Munich train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from München Hbf and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called München Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Munich.
The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre of Paris.
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