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Train Information from Paris to Munich

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Trains from Paris to Munich cover the 424 miles (684 km) long trip 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £63, but the average price of train tickets is £93. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in München Hbf.

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TGV and Deutsche Bahn Paris – Munich

Travel from Paris to Munich from £63 with Omio’s train partners TGV and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

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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 from Paris to 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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Paris and Munich due to the coronavirus:

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

    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
    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Munich from Paris?

    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 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?

    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 26/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Munich from Paris before travelling.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Munich, Germany?

    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 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel 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: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last verified on 26/09/2021. 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.

    How much do cheap trains from Paris to Munich cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Munich from Paris to cost as little as £63  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train ticket from Paris to Munich on average?
    If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Paris to Munich train prices are on average £93  one way.
    What is the distance by train from Paris to Munich?
    The Paris to Munich train distance is approximately 424 miles (684 km).
    How long is the train journey to Munich from Paris?
    On average the train from Paris to Munich duration is 5 h 41 min  for the 424 miles (684 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
    What is the departure train station in Paris and arrival train station in Munich?

    When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Munich, your train can arrive in train stations including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to München Hbf.

    Where is the train station in Paris to go to Munich? Where is the train station in Munich located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at München Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Munich.

    What train companies go from Paris to Munich?
    For the journey from Paris to Munich you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV, SNCF | TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Paris to Munich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Is there a direct train from Paris to Munich?
    Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Paris to Munich 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 purchase your train ticket.
    How many trains are there from Paris to Munich a day?
    On average, there is 1 train a day from Paris to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When does the first train depart from Paris to Munich? When does the last train depart from Paris to Munich?
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Paris at 04: 39. The last train leaves from Paris at 08: 46. Check Omio for the latest train times from Paris to Munich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How early should I book train tickets between Paris and Munich to score the best deals?
    If you buy a train ticket between Paris and Munich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £93 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Paris and Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.