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

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Train  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf Ice

$120 - $170

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Rideshare  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Munich 364.7 miles

$24 - $40

5 alternative options

Train via S Südkreuz Bhf/Ostseite  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to München Hbf Ice

$183 - $264

Bus  •  9 h 13 min

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

$35 - $63

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Munich 366.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Munich  •  3 h 22 min

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

$56 - $187

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Nuremberg (NUE) TXL - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$80 - $212

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

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Munich is to fly which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf and Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Gesundbrunnen and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Munich is 505 km. The road distance is 585.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Munich without a car is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 100€ - 150€.

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The train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf takes 4 h 9 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Berlin to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Gesundbrunnen station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Munich is to train which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 13 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 170€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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  • Distance: 315.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Berlin to Munich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 9 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Gesundbrunnen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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 1 h 10 min.

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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, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Munich is 586 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Berlin to Munich.

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

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There are 747+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD 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€ - 4€.

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