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There are 11 ways to get from Brighton to Munich by plane, train, car, car train, bus or car ferry

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Fly London Gatwick to Munich  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Munich (MUC) LGW - MUC

$64 - $265

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Train to London Heathrow, fly to Munich  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Munich (MUC) LHR - MUC

$122 - $381

Train to London Stansted, fly to Munich  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Munich (MUC) STN - MUC

$95 - $316

Fly London Gatwick to Salzburg, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Salzburg (SZG) LGW - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$98 - $632

Fly London Gatwick to Innsbruck, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Innsbruck (INN) LGW - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf

$107 - $831

Train, train to Birmingham, fly to Munich  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Munich (MUC) BHX - MUC

$145 - $471

Train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv

$249 - $452

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11h 45m

  1. Drive from Brighton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv

$407 - $469

Bus  •  23h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station 025 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Nuremberg N84 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 037 / ...

$70 - $109

Train, bus  •  24h 32m

  1. Take the train from Brighton to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus from London to Bruges
  3. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort Ic / ...
  4. Take the bus from Gent to München

$94 - $159

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 19m

  1. Drive from Brighton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Munich

$167 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brighton to Munich is to bus which costs £50 - £85 and takes 23h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Brighton to Munich is to fly which costs £45 - £210 and takes 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brighton to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Nuremberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Munich. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at München Hbf via London St. Pancras International and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 59m.

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The distance between Brighton and Munich is 560 miles.

The best way to get from Brighton to Munich without a car is to train which takes 10h 59m and costs £190 - £350.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Brighton to Munich, including transfers.

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Brighton to Munich bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Munich train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Brighton station.

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The best way to get from Brighton to Munich is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs £45 - £210. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £190 - £350 and takes 10h 59m, you could also bus, which costs £50 - £85 and takes 23h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Brighton to Munich.
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  • Distance: 560.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Brighton, England and Munich, Germany?

easyJet flies from Brighton to Munich twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brighton to Munich via London St Pancras International LL, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Est in around 10h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $1,400
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Munich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Brighton to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.cz
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 London to Bruges
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Gent to München
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$61
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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

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Munich is 1h ahead of Brighton. It is currently 3:05 PM in Brighton and 4:05 PM in Munich.

Brighton to Munich train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at München Hbf station.

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easyJet offers flights from London Gatwick Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 765+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brighton to London Gatwick Airport is to train which takes 23m and costs £9 - £25.

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