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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich by plane, subway, train, taxi, bus, night bus or car

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Fly, subway  •  1h 41m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC
  2. Take the subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz

$73 - $213

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Bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Munich, Munich central bus station 027 / ...

$28 - $42

4 alternative options

Train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf Ice

$80 - $120

Taxi, train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Aschaffenburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$175 - $247

Night bus  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Munich, Munich central bus station N27

$30 - $45

Drive  •  3h 42m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich 248.2 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich is to bus which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich is to fly and subway which costs 60€ - 190€ and takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. This bus operates Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Munich is 305 km. The road distance is 397.1 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich without a car is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich is to train which takes 3h 35m and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 6h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich.
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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Munich, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich via Karlsruhe in around 6h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Train operators
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Nordfriedhof to München Marienplatz
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aschaffenburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Aschaffenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69/230001
Website
taxi-frankfurt.de
Taxi City-Otten GmbH
Phone
+49 69/442440
Website
taxi-city.de
Main Taxi Frankfurt
Phone
+49 69 733030
Website
main-taxi-frankfurt.de
Frankfurter Taxi
Phone
+49 69/13396726

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich is 397 km. It takes approximately 3h 42m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Munich.

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Royal Jordanian, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Munich Airport.

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