The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Munich will cost around £ 139 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 96.
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Trains per day
Of the 140 train that leave Paris for Munich every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 684 km distance in an average of 7h 51m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 5h 30m .
The slowest train will take 10h 56m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
6 hours 4 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£56|
|Trains depart from:||Paris|
|Trains arrive in:||Munich|
|Train Companies:||TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn|
The first service from Paris to Munich departs at 7:06 a.m., while the last service leaves at 7:06 p.m. Services tend to run around once every two hours throughout the week, but exact service times can vary. All services are ran by Deutsche Bahn, with most requiring a change at Mannheim Hauptbahnhof.
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.
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.