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There are 12 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Munich by bus, plane, train, car, car train, night bus or car ferry

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Line 101 bus to Manchester, fly to Munich  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Munich (MUC) MAN - MUC

$64 - $275

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Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Munich  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Munich (MUC) LBA - MUC

$133 - $412

Fly Manchester to Nuremberg, train  •  8 h 1 min

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

$64 - $190

Fly Manchester to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Salzburg (SZG) MAN - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$123 - $612

Train to Birmingham, fly to Munich  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Munich (MUC) BHX - MUC

$125 - $410

Train  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Strasbourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to München Hbf Tgv

$339 - $610

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$430 - $619

Train, bus, night bus  •  23 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the night bus from London to Düsseldorf N80
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$207 - $317

Train, bus  •  24 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
  3. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
  4. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$231 - $362

Bus via Nuremberg  •  27 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  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 029 / ...

$83 - $124

Bus  •  31 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to München ZOB

$124 - $229

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 8 min

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

$204 - $312

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Munich is to line 101 bus and fly which costs £45 - £220 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Munich is to line 101 bus and fly which costs £45 - £220 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Platt Ln and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Nuremberg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 5 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Munich is 708 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Munich without a car is to train which takes 14 h 47 min and costs £260 - £470.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Greater Manchester to Munich, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Munich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Munich is to train which takes 14 h 47 min and costs £260 - £470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £100 and takes 27 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Munich.
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  • Distance: 708.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Munich, Germany?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Munich via Stockport Bus Station, Stockport, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Marne la Vallée-Chessy, and Strasbourg in around 14 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Munich via Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, and Nuremberg in around 27 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Birmingham to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Munich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
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 Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Train from Stockport to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Strasbourg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Alexandra Park to Manchester City Centre, Whitworth St West
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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 Nottingham Station Street to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
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
Night bus from London to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Nuremberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Arriva Stredni Cechy
Website
arriva-strednicechy.cz
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
arriva.cz
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
$50 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Ferry operators

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