The cheapest trains from Paris to Munich

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Cheapest

£84

Average

£119

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 Paris to Munich will cost around £ 119 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 84.

Cheapest
17:43Paris Gare de l'Est7h10 00:53Munich
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£841One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:06Paris Gare de l'Est10h57 06:03Munich
1 changes
£951One-way
09:06Paris Gare de l'Est6h44 15:50Munich
1 changes
£1051One-way
10:46Paris Gare de l'Est7h11 17:57Munich
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£1361One-way
17:10Paris Gare de l'Est6h43 23:53Munich
1 changes
£1761One-way

Timetable Paris to Munich

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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est6h44 15:50Munich
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10:46Paris Gare de l'Est7h11 17:57Munich
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17:10Paris Gare de l'Est6h43 23:53Munich
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17:43Paris Gare de l'Est7h10 00:53Munich
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est10h57 06:03Munich
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
20 Jun
£75Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus
£137HOP!
Mon
21 Jun
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus
£137HOP!
Tue
22 Jun
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£137HOP!
Wed
23 Jun
£75Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus
£147Air Dolomiti
Thu
24 Jun
£75Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£137HOP!
Fri
25 Jun
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£36BlaBlaCar Bus
£163Lufthansa
Sat
26 Jun
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£137HOP!
Sun
27 Jun
£66Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Lufthansa
Mon
28 Jun
£61Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27Flixbus
£181Air France
Tue
29 Jun
£61Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£179Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
30 Jun
£52Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus
£119Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
1 Jul
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Lufthansa
Fri
2 Jul
£61Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£133Lufthansa
Sat
3 Jul
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
£32Flixbus
£97Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
4 Jul
£56Deutsche Bahn
£36Flixbus
£144Air France
Mon
5 Jul
£53Deutsche Bahn
£32BlaBlaCar Bus
£129Air France
Tue
6 Jul
£39Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£97Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
7 Jul
£38Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£97Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
8 Jul
£38Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£129KLM
Fri
9 Jul
£38Deutsche Bahn
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£97Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest trains from Paris to Munich

Showing times and prices for 20 Jun

Fastest Journey

6 h 43 m

Average

7 h 45 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

684 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Munich without changing at least once.

Fastest
17:10Paris Gare de l'Est6h43 23:53Munich
1 changes
£1761One-way
2nd Fastest
09:06Paris Gare de l'Est6h44 15:50Munich
1 changes
£1051One-way
17:43Paris Gare de l'Est7h10 00:53Munich
1 changes
£841One-way
10:46Paris Gare de l'Est7h11 17:57Munich
2 changes
£1361One-way
19:06Paris Gare de l'Est10h57 06:03Munich
1 changes
£951One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Munich Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
7 hours 53 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £50
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Munich
Distance:684 km
Train Companies:TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn
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TGV and Deutsche Bahn between Paris and Munich

Find the best trains from Paris to Munich with Omio's travel partners TGV and Deutsche Bahn from £65. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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TGV has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Paris and Munich:

  • 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 Paris to Munich

If you’re planning on taking a trip from Paris to Munich, you can enjoy the cross-continental journey conveniently. With Paris to Munich trains departing hourly, seven days a week during daytime hours, this seven-hour train trip from Paris to Munich can be enjoyed in two classes on the Deutsche Bahn train service, one of Germany’s most established train companies.

 

Paris to Munich Train Time: Daily Departures

There are seven regular departures on the schedule throughout the daytime on weekdays from Paris to Munich. Starting from as early as 6:29 a.m., with the last train departing at 5:54 p.m., you will have the whole day to prepare for your travels. On Saturdays there are 6 departures, with the last one being at 7:06 p.m. and on Sundays you can take an evening departure as late as 7:40 p.m. This route has a change-over for every ticket option, either at Karlsruhe Hbf in Karlsruhe, Stuttgart Hbfin Stuttgart or Mannheim Hbf in the German state of Mannheim.

 

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

The journey from Paris to Munich is a mid-duration train trip that can be done in an approximately 7 hours. The average length of the journey is 7h20min, and at the absolute longest, 7h30min. Regardless of which train station you choose for your mandatory change over, the trains running on this trip are all dependable and will have you at Munich Hbf on time.

 

How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Munich?

If you’re travelling by train from Paris to Munich on a budget, there are some easy ways to ensure you get the cheapest train tickets available. A useful factor to consider is flexibility in travel dates. Seek out the price that suits your budget if you can, even if it means changing travel dates, should they not be too strict. If you plan in advance, cheap tickets are often available too. Unreserved seating can reduce your ticket price and don’t forget that cancelling or exchanging trips can often result in a price hike, so be sure of your travel dates. This trip allows for loyalty and membership cards for discount application, as well as reductions in fare for senior citizens and youth travellers from 0-25, such as students. Deutsche Bahn is an affordable train company and you will be guaranteed of some great deals.

 

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

Departure train station: Paris to Munich train leaves from the Paris Gare De L’Est, an elegant and bustling station with all your requirements for a comfortable and enjoyable trip. With restaurants and other amenities, the station is one of the larger train stations in Paris, but does not suffer with over-crowding. It is close to the Boulevard de Strasborg, part of the north-south axis of Paris. Paris Gare De L'Est is less than 1 mile away from the city centre and can easily be accessed on foot, with the Eiffel Tower being only 3 miles away. Taxis and buses are accessible from right outside the station.

 

Arrival train station: Your train will arrive at the Munich Hauptbahnhof, also known as Munich Hbf. It is one of three stations that service long-distance journeys yet, despite its vast size and massive transit numbers, it has a light and breezy atmosphere and has many shops and kiosks to enjoy. With less than a mile to the city centre, you can enjoy a nice walk, or make use of easily accessible public transport from outside the station.

 

Which train companies travel from Paris to Munich?

The train that services this trip is run by the Berlin-based railway company Deutsche Bahn, otherwise known as DB. Germany’s most established train company, they are efficient, clean, punctual, fast and highly recommended by international travellers. They offer two classes of ticket, namely first and second, and endeavour to make your trip as comfortable as possible, whilst getting you to your destination with speed. The train company also offers exclusive lounges at various train stations for their first class passengers to relax and wind down in, or even catch up on some work.

 

Deutsche Bahn trains from Paris to Munich

With hourly trains leaving for this 7-hour, long-distance trip, Deutsche Bahn provide cheap tickets on their long-distance trains that will require a stop-over, due to the duration. The train only departs from Paris Gare l’Est and arrives at Munich Hbf, but your stops in between could vary, depending on the ticket choice you purchase. It is always important to note the terms applicable on your tickets, which will apply to both first and second class. The Super Saver ticket option is valid for a particular journey with no refunds or exchanges. The Savings Fare allows for refunds issued as vouchers in Euros and the Flex Fare is valid for any train departing that day, allowing you freedom of time on the day of your travels.

 

Paris to Munich Trains: Services on board

Deutsche Bahn trains provide two class of affordable tickets - first and second class. Both classes offer you a comfortable and relaxing solution for your commute. Armchair seating, a large carriage storage area, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and a bar-bistro service are all available to second class ticket holders. First-class ticket holders can also enjoy their own power outlets, wider, more luxurious seating, a personalised drink service, free Wi-Fi and bar-bistro service, and of course a much more exclusive trip. There's no limit on the luggage that you can take on the train, as long as you can handle it. If you want to take a bike with you, then you need to purchase a bicycle ticket. You can bring a pet with you free of charge if it's small in size, otherwise you have to buy an additional ticket. Passengers with reduced mobility can request assistance in advance if they need help getting off or on the train.

Taking the Train from Paris

Trains from Paris to Munich leave from the Gare de L'est metro station, which is situated around one and a half miles north of the city centre. The closest metro station to the city centre is Chatelet, which offers services to Gare de L'est every five minutes via line 4 throughout the week until late, with an average journey time of seven minutes. Taxi services are available, taking just under five minutes to reach Gare de L'est from the city centre.

Getting into Munich by Train

Munich's welcoming and pedestrianised city centre is characterised by an eclectic mix of modern and classic architecture, with a diverse range of museums and stunning, immaculately maintained parks to explore. Munich is also renowned for its nightlife, and the party culture is never more vibrant than during Oktoberfest. Trains from Paris to Munich arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof station, which is located just under two miles west of the city centre. Suburban rail lines S1 to S8 all serve the city centre from Munich Hauptbahnhof station, with services running every five minutes until late seven days a week, taking two to three minutes to reach the city centre. Taxi services are also available and take roughly the same amount of time. Alternatively, you can walk to the city centre from Munich Hauptbahnhof in under twenty minutes.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Paris and Munich?

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

Is international entry into Munich from Paris restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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

The above information was last checked on 18/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Munich closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Munich, Germany to Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Munich is: Partially open.

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 18/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Munich closer to your date of departure here.

How much does a cheap train to Munich from Paris cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Munich from Paris to cost as little as £65  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Paris to Munich?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Munich train to cost on average £84  one way.
What is the distance between Paris and Munich by train?
The Paris to Munich train distance is approximately 424 miles (684 km).
How long does it take from Paris to Munich by train?
On average the Paris to Munich train time is 6 h 24 min  covering the 424 miles (684 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Paris to Munich train leave from? Which Munich train station do I come into from Paris?

When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When arriving in Munich, you can end your journey in train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers book a train from Paris Gare de Lyon   to München Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Paris? Where is the train station in Munich?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Munich.

Which train companies can take me from Paris to Munich?
Take the Paris to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn or TGV. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Paris and Munich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Munich? When does the last train depart from Paris to Munich?
If you prefer early morning trains from Paris to Munich, the first train leaves at 07: 06. If you prefer late night trains from Paris to Munich, the last train of the day leaves at 17: 06. Omio shows you the latest train from Paris to Munich timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Munich from Paris to get the best deals?
If you book Paris to Munich train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £84. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Paris and Munich. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Munich
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

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 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
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.