There are 9 ways to get from Berlin to Munich by train, bus, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 58m

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

100€ - 150€

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Bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station 034 / ...

17€ - 35€

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Train via Nuremberg  •  4h 13m

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

106€ - 185€

Night bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich Fröttmaning N34 / ...

31€ - 38€

Rideshare  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Munich 583.5 km

21€ - 35€

Drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Munich 583 km

65€ - 110€

Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Munich (MUC) TXL - MUC

54€ - 183€

Train to Leipzig, fly  •  4h 18m

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

130€ - 544€

Train to Dresden, fly  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Munich (MUC) DRS - MUC

95€ - 225€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Munich is to rideshare which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Munich is to fly which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Muenchen Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Berlin and Munich is 505 km. The road distance is 583 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Munich without a car is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf takes 3h 58m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Munich is to train which takes 3h 58m and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 190€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Munich.
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  • Distance: 504.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 58m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Muenchen Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 3h 58m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost 28€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 10m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Leipzig to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Leipzig to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Dresden to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 330€
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
3h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
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 Berlin Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 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
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich Fröttmaning
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Bus station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
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
21€ - 35€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Munich is 583 km. It takes approximately 5h 10m to drive from Berlin to Munich.

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Eurowings, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Munich train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Berlin to Munich bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 868+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin 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 Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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