Duration 3h 52m
Distance 392.9 km
Average price 75€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Munich takes 3h 52m and the fastest train takes 3h 12m. 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.

Train via Nuremberg

  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Munich
3h 26m
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72€ - 148€

Frankfurt am Main to Munich train times

Trains run hourly between Frankfurt am Main and Munich. The earliest departure is at 16:54 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 22:21 which arrives into Munich at 07:47. All services require a transfer at NUERNBERG HBF and take an average of 3h 52m. 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 38m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Munich is 304 km. The road distance is 392.9 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?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich via Nuernberg Hbf in around 3h 26m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€

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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
4 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 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
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
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 80€
Website
Railjet
Urlaubs-Express
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to München Ost
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
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Nightjet
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

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