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There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Munich by plane, train, car train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly Hamburg to Munich  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Munich (MUC) HAM - MUC

$61 - $247

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Munich 484.6 miles

$30 - $65

6 alternative options

Train to Bremen, fly to Munich  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Munich (MUC) BRE - MUC

$108 - $285

Fly Hamburg to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$95 - $272

Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$140 - $210

Car train  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the car train from Hamburg Hbf to München Ost Uex 1397

$65 - $140

Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...

$40 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Munich 485.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Munich is to rideshare which costs 29€ - 55€ and takes 8 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Munich is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Munich is 614 km. The road distance is 777.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Hamburg to Munich, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hamburg station.

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Hamburg to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Munich is to fly which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 130€ and takes 13 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Munich.
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  • Distance: 384 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa and Eurowings fly from Hamburg to Munich hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Munich every 2 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $210 and the journey takes 5 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Bremen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Bremen to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bremen to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Hbf to München Ost
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
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 Hamburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Hamburg to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Munich is 777 km. It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to drive from Hamburg to Munich.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 739+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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