How to get from Berlin to Munich

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from Berlin to Munich

You can get from Berlin to Munich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Berlin to Munich on 28 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:05Berlin Hbf4h07 22:12Munich Hbf
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22:29Berlin Hbf8h17 06:46Munich Hbf
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14:04Berlin Hbf4h51 18:55Munich Hbf
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06:30Berlin Hbf4h42 11:12Munich Hbf
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Travel Information from Berlin to Munich

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £113 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 312 miles (504 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Berlin and Munich. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Berlin to Munich.

Travel from Berlin to Munich: an overview

Should I take the train or fly to Munich from Berlin?

Berlin and Munich are 500 kilometres apart. The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Munich is by plane, with a direct flight taking only one hour. All flights leave from Tegel airport, which is a short distance around 5 miles from the centre of Berlin. Alternatively you can now get the DB high-speed ICE train to Munich in under 4 hours, making it a real competitor. There are 18 direct trains to Munich from Berlin which makes it a simple journey. The first train leaves at 04:30 a.m. and the last one leaves at 9:35 p.m.

How long does the bus take from Berlin to Munich?

Bus journeys to Munich take longer, lasting between 6 or 7 hours. Several departure points exist for bus passengers, and the terrestrial journey offers a great opportunity to see the German countryside and enjoy some nice views along the way.

Trains from Berlin to Munich

Between 10 and 15 trains leave Berlin main train station for Munich every day, from both the ground and deep level platforms. Deutsche Bahn provides all services, and trains leave approximately every hour. Arrivals are to Munich main train station. The majority of routes are direct and journeys take between 6 and 7 hours. Journeys that involve one change or more last 6-10 hours. Hannover and Fulda, Frankfurt and Wurzburg are the main changing points

Flights from Berlin to Munich

More than one hundred flights connect Berlin and Munich, daily. Main providers include Air Berlin, Lufthansa, KLM, Swiss and Austrian airlines. Up to 8 flights per hour leave Berlin Tegel airport during peak hours and arrive in Munich airport. Direct flights take between 4 and 5 hours, while a flight involving one or two changes can take 10 hours or more. Stopping points include Cologne Bonn, Dusseldorf and Frankfurt airports

Buses from Berlin to Munich

About 60 buses travel from Berlin to Munich every day, with at least one departure every half hour. The main providers are Flixbus, with Postbus, Semitimes, and Matzes Minibus also providing services. The majority of departures are from Berlin central bus station, and other departure points include Alexanderplatz, Sudkreuz train station, Alt-Tegel underground station and Berlin Zoo. The majority of journeys are direct, and take between 6 and 7 hours. The arrival points are Munich™'s central bus station and Frottmaning bus station.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Munich

Travel to Munich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Munich.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Berlin to Munich. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Munich, which costs on average £1.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A ferry is about £45 less than a coach, which costs on average £45 for this journey.

A ferry is about £113 less than a flight, which costs on average £113 for this trip.

A ferry is £116 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Berlin to Munich costing on average £116.

The fastest way to get to Munich from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

There are alternative travel options to Munich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 32 min   of travel time.

The Berlin to Munich distance is approximately 312 miles (504 km).

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Munich is:

  • Around 6 coaches per day.
  • 26 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Berlin to Munich as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Berlin to Munich:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to München, ZOB.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Berlin to Munich depart from Berlin Hbf to München Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Munich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Berlin to Munich tickets on Omio for £45.
  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Munich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Berlin to Munich tickets on Omio for £113.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Munich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Berlin to Munich tickets on Omio for £116.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Munich with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 5 direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Munich with Lufthansa or Lufthansa Cityline with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Munich with Deutsche Bahn with around 24 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Munich tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Berlin to Munich often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Prague, Paris or Vienna. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Berlin and Munich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Munich and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Berlin to Munich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £45 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £113 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £116 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Berlin to Munich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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