The cheapest trains from Munich to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Cheapest

£88

Average

£107

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.

Cheapest
06:46Munich Hbf5h47 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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£881One-way
2nd Cheapest
16:27Munich Hbf5h57 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
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£901One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:27Munich Hbf5h47 18:14Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£901One-way
14:46Munich Hbf6h01 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£911One-way
10:28Munich Hbf6h26 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£1171One-way

Timetable Munich to Paris

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03:24Munich Hbf6h27 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:46Munich Hbf5h47 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:46Munich Hbf5h47 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:27Munich Hbf5h52 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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10:28Munich Hbf6h26 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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12:27Munich Hbf5h47 18:14Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:46Munich Hbf6h01 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:27Munich Hbf5h57 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
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Sun
17 Oct
£127Deutsche Bahn with connection
£40BlaBlaCar Bus
£157KLM
Mon
18 Oct
£88TGV
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£149Air France
Tue
19 Oct
£70SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£116Air France
Wed
20 Oct
£70SNCF | TGV INOUI
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£116Air France
Thu
21 Oct
£72Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£116Air France
Fri
22 Oct
£72Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31Flixbus
£191Air France
Sat
23 Oct
£63Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£116Air France
Sun
24 Oct
£63Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£116HOP!
Mon
25 Oct
£59Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£116Air France
Tue
26 Oct
£37Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£89Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£50Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£116HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
£51Deutsche Bahn
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£116Air France
Fri
29 Oct
£82Deutsche Bahn
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£190Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£55Deutsche Bahn with connection
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£149Air France
Sun
31 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£162Luxair
Mon
1 Nov
£63Deutsche Bahn with connection
£40Flixbus
£144Luxair
Tue
2 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£65Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£47Deutsche Bahn
£26BlaBlaCar Bus
£102Air France
Thu
4 Nov
£51Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£89Air France
Fri
5 Nov
£55Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£103Lufthansa
Sat
6 Nov
£59Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£89Air France

The fastest trains from Munich to Paris

Showing times and prices for 18 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 47 m

Average

6 h

Trains per day

8

Distance

684 km

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.

Fastest
06:46Munich Hbf5h47 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1181One-way
Fastest
06:46Munich Hbf5h47 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
0 changes
£881One-way
Fastest
12:27Munich Hbf5h47 18:14Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£901One-way
2nd Fastest
08:27Munich Hbf5h52 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£1271One-way
16:27Munich Hbf5h57 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
1 changes
£901One-way

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Train Information from Munich to Paris

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Travel with TGV and Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Paris

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.

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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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All cancellations and change fees requested more than three days before departure are removed until May 3rd, 2021. If you have booked with Omio, please contact us directly.

Trains from Munich to 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 Train Times: Daily Departures

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!

 

How long is the journey by train from Munich to Paris?

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.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Paris?

 

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!

 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Munich to Paris?

 

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.

 

Which train companies travel from Munich to Paris?

 

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.

 

Deutsche Bahn Intercity trains from Munich to Paris

 

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.

 

Munich to Paris Trains: Services on board

 

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.

Taking the Train from Munich

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.

Getting into Paris by Train

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.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Munich, Germany and Paris, France allowed?

Travel by train between Munich, Germany and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris 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 France from Munich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

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.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from France by train?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Munich from Paris?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Paris from Munich?
You can find a cheap train from Munich to Paris for some dates and times for as low as £63  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Munich to Paris?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Paris train to cost on average £80  one way.
How far is it from Munich to Paris by train?
The distance between Munich and Paris by train is approximately 424 miles (684 km).
What is the average Munich to Paris train duration?
On average the Munich to Paris train time is 5 h 47 min  covering the 424 miles (684 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Munich and arrival train station in 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.

Where is the departure train station in Munich located? Where is the arrival train station in Paris located?

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.

What train providers go from Munich to Paris?
When taking a train from Munich to Paris, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Munich to Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Paris?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Munich to Paris with TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Paris from Munich?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Munich to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Munich to Paris? When does the last train depart from Munich to Paris?
The earliest train departing from Munich to Paris leaves at 04: 46. The last train departing from Munich to Paris leaves at 20: 51. You can find the latest Munich to Paris train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Munich to Paris train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Munich and Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £80 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Munich to Paris a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Paris
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 Paris.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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