How to get from Munich to Berlin

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from Munich to Berlin

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

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To get from Munich to Berlin on 29 Jun we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:56Munich Hbf3h58 19:54Berlin Hbf
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Travel Information from Munich to Berlin

distanceDistance312 miles (504 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £109 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 312 miles (504 km) to Berlin from 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 Munich to Berlin.

How to Travel from Munich to Berlin

The trip from Munich to Berlin is popular with travelers in Germany. Berlin lies 500 kilometers northeast of Munich and passengers can make the journey in comfort by bus, train or plane. Domestic flights are the fastest mode of transport taking just 75 minutes. High-speed trains also offer a speedy option making the journey in around 6 hours. Coaches offer an economical option and take 7-11 hours for the journey.

What is the best way to travel from Munich to Berlin?

Cheapest way to travel from Munich to Berlin

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Munich to Berlin. Coaches traveling from Munich to Berlin depart from Munich ZOB (central bus station) and take at least 6:50 h to arrive at Berlin ZOB am Funkturm. Over 30 coaches travel from Munich to Berlin everyday with coaches beginning to depart Munich at 6:55 a.m.

Fastest way to travel from Munich to Berlin

Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Munich to Berlin. Flights depart from Munich airport and arrive at either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airport after approximately 4 hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Munich to Berlin include Transavia, and Lufthansa. Over 30 direct flights travel from Munich to Berlin everyday.

Most popular way to travel from Munich to Berlin

Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Munich to Berlin. Taking a flight is at least 2:20 h faster than taking either the bus or train. The convenient public transportation options from Munich and Berlin's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time when flying between Munich and Berlin. Traveling from Munich to Berlin by train is also a popular option if you're booking last minute or prefer avoiding the airport.

Travel Tips: Travel from Munich to Berlin

Travel to Berlin 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 Munich to Berlin.
FAQs

There are 4 ways to travel from Munich to Berlin including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Munich to Berlin. Tickets for a ferry cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A ferry is £27 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Munich to Berlin costing on average £27.

A ferry is £109 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Berlin costing on average £109.

A ferry is £114 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Munich to Berlin costing on average £114.

The quickest way to travel between Munich and Berlin 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, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 25 min.

In comparison, travelling by ferry can take you on average NaN h NaN min.

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 32 min   on average.

Berlin is approximately 312 miles (504 km) away from Munich.

The average frequency per day from Munich to Berlin is:

  • 7 coaches per day.
  • Around 24 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Munich to Berlin 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 Munich to Berlin:

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

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

  • You can travel by coach between Munich and Berlin with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Munich to Berlin tickets for £27 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Munich to Berlin with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for £109 with Lufthansa from Munich to Berlin.
  • You can go to Berlin from Munich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £114 with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Berlin on Omio.

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Berlin with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 6 direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Berlin with Lufthansa with direct flights per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn with 23 direct trains per day.

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

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

When planning your trip from Munich to Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £27 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £109 one way.
  • Ferry tickets cost on average £1 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £114 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Munich to Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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