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from Paris to Munich

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Munich on 21 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

13:47Paris Gare de l'Est5h40 19:27Munich Hbf
1 changes
£651One-way
Cheapest
07:45Paris, Pl. du Panthéon12h45 20:30München, ZOB
0 changes
£351One-way
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10:46Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 16:27Munich Hbf
1 changes
£651One-way
15:19Paris Gare de l'Est5h53 21:12Munich Hbf
1 changes
£651One-way
15:46Paris Gare de l'Est5h41 21:27Munich Hbf
1 changes
£731One-way

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Tue
21 Sep
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35Union Ivkoni International
£112Eurowings
Wed
22 Sep
£65Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£112Eurowings
Thu
23 Sep
£65Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£118Air France
Fri
24 Sep
£65Deutsche Bahn
£31BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
25 Sep
£65Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£96Lufthansa
Sun
26 Sep
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£31BlaBlaCar Bus
£160Lufthansa
Mon
27 Sep
£60Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£118Lufthansa
Tue
28 Sep
£38Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£80Lufthansa
Wed
29 Sep
£38Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£80Lufthansa
Thu
30 Sep
£38Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
1 Oct
£51Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£80Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£56Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£80Lufthansa
Sun
3 Oct
£129Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£96Lufthansa
Mon
4 Oct
£51Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£80Lufthansa
Tue
5 Oct
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£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£64Lufthansa
Wed
6 Oct
£30Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27Flixbus
£64Lufthansa
Thu
7 Oct
£30Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
8 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£64Air Dolomiti
Sat
9 Oct
£38Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£53Lufthansa
Sun
10 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
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Travel Information between Paris and Munich

distanceDistance424 miles (684 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £117
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 11 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £117 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or TGV

Travel 424 miles (684 km) by coach, flight or train between Paris and Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Munich.

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General Information about the journey from Paris to Munich

The journey from Paris, France to Munich, Germany is over 800 kilometers. Flying is the fastest method of transport between these cities, while travelling by bus is considerably slower. Flights depart from both main airports in Paris, trains leave from one train station and coaches depart from several locations.

Return trips from Munich to to Paris are also available.

Coaches from Paris to Munich

There are usually around 5 coaches from Paris to Munich departing per day. Eurolines, Flixbus, Megabus and Postbus offer various bus routes, most of which require one change. The total travel time varies between 11 and 17 hours, so most coaches travel overnight. Departure points in Paris include Porte Maillot, Gare routière internationale de Paris Galliéni and Gallieni Porte Bagnolet. All coaches arrive at Munich ZOB.

Trains from Paris to Munich

Deutsche Bahn trains from Paris to Munich depart approximately every two hours, from morning through to evening. There is usually one direct train per day, while the remainder require a change to a connecting train route. Most train trips take around six hours in total, except night trains which may have a longer wait at the connecting station. All routes start at Paris Gare de l'Est and end at Munich Hbf.

Flights from Paris to Munich

The journey time is around 1.5 hours on direct flights from Paris to Munich. Airlines which run this route include Transavia Airlines, Lufthansa and Air France. These airlines operate more than ten flights per day, which depart every hour or two. There are also almost 200 connecting flights offered by various airlines, such as Air Malta, Condor and United. These indirect flights often have very lengthy connection times.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Munich, Germany from Paris, France currently allowed?

Travel between Paris, France and Munich, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from France enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Munich from Paris?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Munich, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 19/09/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Munich from Paris.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Munich, Germany?

Return travel to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Germany?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

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

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 19/09/2021. 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 Paris from Munich.

What are my travel options from Paris to Munich?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Munich from Paris. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Munich from Paris?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Munich, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A coach is £90 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Munich costing on average £117.

A coach is generally £36 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £62 from Paris to Munich.

What is the fastest way from Paris to Munich?

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Munich is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 11 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Munich by train can take on average 5 h 40 min.

How far is it from Paris to Munich?

The distance between Paris and Munich is around 424 miles (684 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Munich?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Munich is:

  • 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Paris and Munich as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Munich?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in München, ZOB.
  • Flights from Paris to Munich most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Munich Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in München Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Paris to Munich?

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

  • You can travel to Munich from Paris by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £27 with Flixbus from Paris to Munich.
  • You can travel by plane between Paris and Munich with HOP! And you can find HOP! Paris to Munich tickets for £117 on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Munich with TGV. Cheap tickets can be found for £62 with TGV from Paris to Munich.
Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Munich?

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

  • You'll find direct coach services to Munich with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Munich with HOP! Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Munich with TGV or SNCF | TGV INOUI with 1 direct train per 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 book tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Paris to Munich?
Many of our customers travelling from Paris to Munich don't make Munich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Prague or Vienna, either of which you could add to your Paris and Munich trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Munich to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Paris to Munich tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £27 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £117 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £62 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Munich
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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