Cheap train tickets from Paris to Munich

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Cheapest

£39

Average

£86

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 £ 86 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 39.

Cheapest
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 21:36Munich Hbf
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£391One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 21:36Munich Hbf
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£871One-way
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 21:27Munich Hbf
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£891One-way
17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h34 23:29Munich Hbf
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£891One-way
13:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 19:27Munich Hbf
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£891One-way

Train schedule Paris to Munich

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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est6h07 13:27Munich Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est6h22 15:28Munich Hbf
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 16:27Munich Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 19:27Munich Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est5h52 21:12Munich Hbf
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15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 21:36Munich Hbf
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15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 21:27Munich Hbf
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15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 21:36Munich Hbf
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h34 23:29Munich Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est10h57 06:03Munich Hbf
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Wed
19 Jan
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£39Flixbus
£119Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
20 Jan
£53SNCF | TGV INOUI
£30Flixbus
£98Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
21 Jan
£59SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£98Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
22 Jan
£70TGV
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£145Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
23 Jan
£72Deutsche Bahn
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£98Air Dolomiti
Mon
24 Jan
£48SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£98Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
25 Jan
£35TGV
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£98Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
26 Jan
£37Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£98Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
27 Jan
£37Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
28 Jan
£46Deutsche Bahn
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
29 Jan
£46Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£82Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
30 Jan
£45Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£82Air Dolomiti
Mon
31 Jan
£48TGV
£22Flixbus
£80Vueling
Tue
1 Feb
£37Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£83Air Dolomiti
Wed
2 Feb
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
3 Feb
£35TGV
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
4 Feb
£35TGV
£26Flixbus
£66Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
5 Feb
£35TGV
£22Flixbus
£66Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
6 Feb
£37Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£66Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
7 Feb
£37Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22BlaBlaCar Bus
£56Lufthansa Cityline

Fastest train times from Paris to Munich

Showing times and prices for 19 Jan

Fastest Journey

5 h 32 m

Average

6 h 17 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

684 km

Of the 10 trains 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 trains cover the 684 km distance in an average of 6 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 32 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 57 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
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 21:27Munich Hbf
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£891One-way
Fastest
13:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 19:27Munich Hbf
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£891One-way
Fastest
10:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h32 16:27Munich Hbf
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£891One-way
2nd Fastest
17:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h34 23:29Munich Hbf
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£891One-way
15:55Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 21:36Munich Hbf
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£871One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Munich

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£67 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Paris to Munich cover the 424 miles (684 km) long route taking on average 5 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £67, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in München Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and TGV trains Paris to Munich

Find the best trains from Paris to Munich with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and TGV from £39. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn
TGV

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Paris and Munich. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £72

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Paris to Munich are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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

Is travel by train currently allowed from Paris, France to Munich, Germany?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Paris to Munich before travelling.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Paris is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to France from Germany?

Reentry to France 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

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

Last verified on 17/01/2022. 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 Munich to Paris train here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Paris to Munich?

You can find a cheap train from Paris to Munich for some dates and times for as low as £39  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Paris to Munich cost on average?

In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Paris to Munich is £67  one way.

How many miles is it from Paris to Munich by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Munich via train to be approximately 424 miles (684 km).

How long is the train journey between Paris and Munich?

On average the train from Paris to Munich duration is 5 h 41 min  for the 424 miles (684 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Paris to Munich train leave from? Which Munich train station do I come into from Paris?

Some of the Paris train stations to Munich you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Munich include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in München Hbf.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Paris to Munich?

Take the Paris to Munich train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Paris and Munich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Paris and Munich?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Munich is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Munich?

The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 05: 55. The last train leaves from Paris at 18: 06. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I book train tickets between Paris and Munich for the best deals?

If you buy Paris to Munich train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £67. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Munich. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Munich
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Munich.
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+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C