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There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Munich by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Munich

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Munich (MUC)

Fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf

Oktoberfest Transportation

  1. Take the Oktoberfest Transportation from Placa Catalunya to Campingplatz Obermenzing

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Zob

Bus, night train

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Nord to Brescia
  2. Take the night train from Brescia to Muenchen Hbf Gl.5-10

Drive

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Munich

Barcelona to Munich by train and walk

The journey time between Barcelona and Munich is around 31h 5m and covers a distance of around 1925 km. This includes an average layover time of around 18h 24m. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 24m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, Transilien, DB Fernverkehr and others, the Barcelona to Munich service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in München Hbf. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
12h 41m
Layover time:
18h 24m
Total time:
31h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
13h 24m
Journey distance:
1925 km
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
101 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:05
Last service departs at:
10:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Munich train and walk schedules

Spain → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Estonia, Guatemala, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Spain

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Spain.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Munich is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Munich is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Munich is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Munich is to fly which costs €50 - €110 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Munich is to fly which costs €50 - €110 and takes 5h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Zob. Services depart once daily, and operate Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 23h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Munich. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at München Hbf via Gare de Lyon and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 52m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Munich is 1054 km. The road distance is 1373.2 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Munich without a car is to train which takes 13h 52m and costs €200 - €290.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Barcelona to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Barcelona to Munich train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Munich is to fly which takes 5h 6m and costs €50 - €110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €200 - €290 and takes 13h 52m, you could also Oktoberfest Transportation, which costs €177 - €179 and takes 17h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Munich.
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  • Distance: 1054.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Munich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Munich via Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, and Paris Est in around 13h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €220
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €170
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€200 - €480
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€45 - €60
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
Railjet

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 Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Stoke Travel
Phone
+34 937 37 03 73
Email
info@stoketravel.com
Website
stoketravel.com
Bus from Placa Catalunya to Campingplatz Obermenzing
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€175
Website
Stoke Travel
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Zob
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
alsa.com
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord
Phone
+34 937 065 366
Website
barcelonanord.cat
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Brescia
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Estació d'autobusos Barcelona Nord

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Barcelona to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zob station.

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Barcelona to Munich train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Munich is 1373 km. It takes approximately 12h 52m to drive from Barcelona to Munich.

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Vueling Airlines, Luxair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Munich bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Busbud.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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