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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Munich 249.2 miles

$12 - $35

5 alternative options

Train via Darmstadt Hbf  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to München Ost Ec

$163 - $218

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...

$22 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Munich 245.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Munich  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Munich (MUC) FRA - MUC

$94 - $239

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nuremberg (NUE) FRA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$128 - $259

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Munich, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Munich hourly. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Munich 5 times a day. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Flights from Frankfurt to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $5,500
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Munich is 304 km. The road distance is 393 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is to rideshare which costs 10€ - 30€ and takes 4 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Munich is to fly which takes 3 h and costs 80€ - 210€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to München Hbf takes 3 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.