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Duration 3h 37m
Distance 392.4 km
Average price 60€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Munich takes 3h 37m and the fastest train takes 3h 13m. There is an hourly train service from Frankfurt am Main to Munich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Munich
3h 37m
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40€ - 120€

Frankfurt am Main to Munich train times

Trains run hourly between Frankfurt am Main and Munich. The earliest departure is at 15:54 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 20:54 which arrives into Munich at 00:10. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Muenchen Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 37m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Munich is 304 km. The road distance is 392.4 km.

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Frankfurt am Main to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Munich?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 75€ - 110€ and the journey takes 3h 37m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 85€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Night train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 85€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
35€ - 50€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

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