There are 12 ways to get from Darmstadt to Munich by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to München Hbf Ec / ...

$75 - $120

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Rideshare  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Darmstadt to Munich 241.8 miles

$16 - $35

10 alternative options

Train via Aschaffenburg Hbf  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$202 - $270

Train via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$99 - $140

Bus FlixBus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Munich, Munich central bus station N17 / ...

$23 - $40

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Munich Ouibus

$17 - $24

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Munich 241.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Munich  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC

$108 - $259

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Munich  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC

$96 - $290

Fly Frankfurt to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$142 - $284

Train to Saarbrucken, fly to Munich  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Munich (MUC) SCN - MUC

$241 - $609

Fly Frankfurt to Salzburg, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Salzburg (SZG) FRA - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$150 - $386

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darmstadt and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 34 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Munich is 288 km. The road distance is 386.7 km.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Munich without a car is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs .

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The train from Darmstadt Hbf to München Hbf takes 3 h 34 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Darmstadt to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Darmstadt station.

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Darmstadt to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Darmstadt Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Munich is to train which takes 3 h 34 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Darmstadt to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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  • Distance: 179.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

What companies run services between Darmstadt, Germany and Munich, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Darmstadt to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Darmstadt to Munich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Saarbrucken to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Munich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Darmstadt to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Darmstadt to Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Darmstadt to Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Darmstadt to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darmstadt to Munich is 387 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Darmstadt to Munich.

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Royal Jordanian, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Darmstadt to Munich train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Darmstadt to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Darmstadt and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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