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There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Munich by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or subway

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Train  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$110 - $180

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Rideshare  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Munich 381.4 miles

$27 - $45

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Bus FlixBus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Munich, Munich central bus station 027 / ...

$35 - $110

Bus Karat-S  •  12h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf Am Stufstock to Munich Central Bus Station Dortmund - Varna / ...

$58 - $84

Drive  •  5h 40m

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Munich 382 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Dusseldorf to Munich, subway  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Munich (MUC) DUS - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$52 - $171

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Munich  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Munich (MUC) CGN - MUC

$71 - $241

Train to Dortmund, fly to Munich  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Munich (MUC) DTM - MUC

$54 - $217

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Munich  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC

$117 - $278

Fly Dusseldorf to Nuremberg, train  •  5h 48m

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

$78 - $276

Train to Paderborn, fly to Munich  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Munich (MUC) PAD - MUC

$138 - $343

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Munich is to rideshare which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 6h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Munich is to fly and subway which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 3h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Munich is 486 km. The road distance is 611.3 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5h and costs 95€ - 150€.

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf takes 5h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Munich is to train which takes 5h and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 9h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Munich.
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  • Distance: 304.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Munich hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 5h. Urlaubs-Express also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Eurolines DE also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Paderborn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Paderborn to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Dortmund to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hnf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Holzwickede
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
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 Düsseldorf to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
13h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Düsseldorf Am Stufstock to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Karat-S
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 Düsseldorf to Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Munich is 611 km. It takes approximately 5h 40m to drive from Düsseldorf to Munich.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Düsseldorf to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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