How to get from London to Munich

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from London to Munich

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

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To get from London to Munich on 25 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:20London Gatwick Airport1h50 09:10Munich Airport
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£751One-way
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06:20London Gatwick Airport1h50 09:10Munich Airport
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12:10London Heathrow Airport4h40 17:50Munich Airport
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£991One-way
08:05London Heathrow Airport5h00 14:05Munich Airport
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£991One-way
14:50London Heathrow Airport4h30 20:20Munich Airport
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£1091One-way

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Travel Information from London to Munich

distanceDistance569 miles (917 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£31 - £46
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £31 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or easyJet

Take a coach or flight to travel 569 miles (917 km) from London to Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £31. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from London to Munich.

Travelling from London to Munich

Travelling from the capital of the UK across to Munich without flying does involve taking the train and changing often. The vast majority of people making this trip often opt for the simple 1 hour 45 min flight to Munich. A variety of providers offer direct services by air, including British Airways. Easyjet flights departing from Gatwick and Stansted tend to be the cheapest. Train services are run by Deutsche Bahn and invariably involve at least three changes with travel time falling anywhere between ten and fifteen hours (ideal for people with time to spare).

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Quick Guide to Munich

Must Know: The public transport system in Munich is extensive and reliable, meaning it's easy to explore the whole city, it is also cheaper than London to get around.
Must See: Explore the architecture in the Old Town.
Must Do: Join one of the free walking tours that take place several times a day to learn about this city's history.
Did you know? Munich is home to a huge 61 theatres, as well as 4 symphony orchestras.

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Travelling from London to Munich

Trains

Bahn are the main provider of rail services between the London area and city of Munich with trains leaving London St Pancras station twice a day - once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Travel time varies depending on which connections you're forced to make, with trains usually stopping in Bruxelles-Midi Aachen HBF, Duren, Cologne and Frankfurt. Connections between stations are usually less than hour and total travel time often exceeds ten hours, on some occasions reaching longer than fifteen hours.

Plane

Easyjet provide the cheapest and quickest route from London locations to Munich by air, with a minimum of two flights departing from London on most days - usually one at each airport (typically Gatwick and Stansted). British Airways are a little more expensive but fly direct, allowing passengers to touch down in Munich after five hours of travel time. Air Berlin offer flights for those wishing to depart from Heathrow and London City airports.

Buses

Eurolines are the sole provider of a direct coach service to Munich offering a bus that leaves at 2:30 p.m. and arrives in this German city almost twenty-four hours later.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Munich.
FAQs

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Munich if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Munich, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 22/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between London and Munich.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Germany?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Germany?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 22/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Munich.

There are 2 travel options from London to Munich: coach or flight.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Munich, which costs on average £31.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A flight is £15 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from London to Munich costing on average £46.

The fastest way to get to Munich from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 20 h   on average.

You should expect to travel around 569 miles (917 km) from London to Munich.

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

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from London to Munich depart from London Heathrow Airport to Munich Airport.

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Munich by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus London to Munich tickets on Omio for £46.
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Munich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet London to Munich tickets on Omio for £31.

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Munich with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct coach with.
  • You can book a direct flight with Lufthansa.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Munich.

Many of our customers travelling from London 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 London and Munich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Munich to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £46 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £31 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking London 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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