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

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Fly to Munich  •  5h 13m

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

56€ - 206€

6 alternative options

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Nuremberg (NUE) BCN - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf

99€ - 300€

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 33m

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

88€ - 377€

Train  •  13h 47m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf Tgv

209€ - 291€

Oktoberfest Transportation  •  17h 32m

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

186€ - 191€

Bus  •  22h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Munich, Munich central bus station N728

65€ - 160€

Drive  •  12h 58m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Munich 1373 km

150€ - 230€

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Munich is to bus which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 22h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Munich is to fly which costs 55€ - 210€ and takes 5h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22h 15m.

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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 Muenchen Hbf via Paris Gare De Lyon, Les Halles and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 47m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Munich is 1054 km. The road distance is 1373 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Munich without a car is to train which takes 13h 47m and costs 200€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Barcelona to Munich, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord 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 13m and costs 55€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 300€ and takes 13h 47m, you could also Oktoberfest Transportation, which costs 185€ - 195€ and takes 17h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Munich.
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  • Distance: 1054.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

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

Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines and nine other airlines fly from Barcelona to Munich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Munich via Paris Gare De Lyon, Chatelet Les Halles, Les Halles, Gare de l'Est, and Paris l'Est in around 13h 47m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 250€
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1600€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1600€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 350€
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 280€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 650€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Nuremberg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
29€ - 150€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Stuttgart via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
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 Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
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 13m
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 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Renfe SNCF
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona, Barcelona Nord to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona to Munich
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
alsa.com

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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 Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Barcelona to Munich train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Munich is 1373 km. It takes approximately 12h 58m to drive from Barcelona to Munich.

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Air France, Vueling Airlines and Lufthansa 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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There are 901+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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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