There are 4 ways to get from Munich to Merano by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Meran 095

$17 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from München Ost to Bolzano/Bozen Ec

$76 - $119

Train via Brennero/Brenner  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Brennero/Brenner Ec
  2. Take the train from Brennero to Merano Reg / ...

$42 - $70

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Merano 173.7 miles

$40 - $65

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Meran. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Merano. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Merano via Brennero. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 33 min.

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The distance between Munich and Merano is 166 km. The road distance is 277.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Merano without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Meran takes 4 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Merano is to bus which takes 4 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 24 min.

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Munich to Merano bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Meran station.

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Munich to Merano train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at Merano station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Merano.
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  • Distance: 104 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Merano, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy?

FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Merano 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Merano once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Ost to Bolzano/Bozen
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Brennero/Brenner
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brennero to Merano
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Meran
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Merano is 278 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Munich to Merano.

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