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

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

Line 142 bus to Manchester, fly to Munich  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd (Property 221) to East Didsbury, Parrs Wood (Cinema)
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Munich (MUC) MAN - MUC

$73 - $281

Cheapest option

Fly Manchester to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$61 - $181

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Train to Birmingham, fly to Munich  •  7 h 41 min

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

$141 - $426

Fly Manchester to Salzburg, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$125 - $608

Fly Manchester to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 51 min

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

$81 - $263

Train  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...

$337 - $657

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$338 - $633

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  14 h 48 min

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

$482 - $547

Bus FlixBus  •  28 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Erlangen
  3. Take the bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station X28 / ...

$92 - $155

Bus via Frankfurt am Main  •  30 h 21 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

$123 - $227

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 7 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Munich is to fly and train which costs £45 - £140 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Munich is to line 142 bus and fly which costs £55 - £220 and takes 5 h 36 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, Horton Rd and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London and Erlangen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 39 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 12 h 33 min and costs £250 - £500.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 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 12 h 33 min and costs £250 - £500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £65 - £120 and takes 28 h 39 min.

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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 36 min

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

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Munich via Manchester City Centre, University of Mcr, Manchester Piccadilly, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, and Stuttgart Hbf in around 12 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Munich via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Erlangen in around 28 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $350
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
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
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $170
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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 Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rusholme, Wilmslow Rd (Property 221) to East Didsbury, Parrs Wood (Cinema)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Erlangen
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Erlangen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
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
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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