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from Cologne to Munich

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Wed
26 Jan
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£158Eurowings
Thu
27 Jan
£24Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£158Eurowings
Fri
28 Jan
£24Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£131Eurowings
Sat
29 Jan
£24Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£155Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
30 Jan
£24Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£131Eurowings
Mon
31 Jan
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£133Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
1 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£131Eurowings
Wed
2 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£105Eurowings
Thu
3 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£88Eurowings
Fri
4 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88Eurowings
Sat
5 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£113Lufthansa
Sun
6 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£105Eurowings
Mon
7 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£105Eurowings
Tue
8 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£70Eurowings
Wed
9 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£70Eurowings
Thu
10 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£70Eurowings
Fri
11 Feb
£12Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£61Eurowings
Sat
12 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£113Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
13 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£53Eurowings
Mon
14 Feb
£16Deutsche Bahn
£14Flixbus
£70Eurowings

Travel Information to Munich from Cologne

distanceDistance282 miles (455 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 8 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £70 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Tuifly or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 282 miles (455 km) by coach, flight or train from Cologne to Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Tuifly or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Cologne to Munich.

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FAQs

What are my travel options from Cologne to Munich?

There are 3 ways to travel to Munich from Cologne including taking a coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Cologne to Munich the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Munich. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Munich:

A coach is generally £56 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £70 from Cologne to Munich.

A coach is generally £2 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £16 from Cologne to Munich.

What is the fastest way from Cologne to Munich?

The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Munich by coach can take on average 8 h 5 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 31 min.

How many miles from Cologne to Munich would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 282 miles (455 km) from Cologne to Munich.

How many services a day are there to Munich from Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Munich is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Munich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Munich:

  • Coaches from Cologne to Munich most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Flights from Cologne to Munich most often leave from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in München Hbf.

Who can get me from Cologne to Munich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Munich:

  • You can go to Munich from Cologne by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £14 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Cologne to Munich on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cologne to Munich by flight with Tuifly. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £70 with Tuifly from Cologne to Munich.
  • You can travel to Munich from Cologne by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Munich.

Can I travel directly from Cologne to Munich?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Munich with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Munich with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline or Eurowings.
  • You'll find direct train services to Munich with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain with around 12 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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Munich?

Many of our customers travelling from Cologne to Munich don't make Munich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Prague or Paris, either of which you could add to your Cologne and Munich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Munich to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Cologne to Munich ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £14 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £70 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £16 one way for this trip.

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