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There are 9 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf by train, bus, night train, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...

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Bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Munich - Bus station BlaBlaCar Bus

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Night train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf 28 / ...

Night train via München Ost  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin to München Ost Uex 1373

Rideshare  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Munich 582.9 km

Drive  •  4h 52m

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf 582.4 km

Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt  •  3h 34m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Munich (MUC) BER - MUC

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Munich (MUC) LEJ - MUC

Train to Dresden, fly  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC) DRS - MUC
Berlin Central Station → München Hbf
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf is to bus which costs €18 - €23 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf is to fly which costs €60 - €270 and takes 3h 34m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin - Central Train Station station and arriving at Munich - Bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Muenchen Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 33m.

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It is 504 km from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf. It is approximately 582.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf without a car is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs €110 - €150.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf takes 4h 33m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Berlin Central Station to München Hbf bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Central Station to München Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf is to train which takes 4h 33m and costs €110 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €23 and takes 8h 1m, you could also fly, which costs €60 - €270 and takes 3h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf.
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  • Distance: 504.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and München Hbf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost €110 - €150 and the journey takes 4h 33m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Munich - Bus station 3 times a day. Tickets cost €18 - €23 and the journey takes 7h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€320 - €950
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €320
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 Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Dresden Bahnhof Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night train from Berlin central station to Munich central station
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €29
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.
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Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Night train from Berlin to München Ost
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
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 Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Flixtrain
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Abellio
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €30
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Berlin Central Station to München Hbf bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Munich - Bus station.

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Berlin Central Station to München Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Central Station to München Hbf is 582 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Berlin Central Station to München Hbf.

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