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There are 10 ways to get from London to Munich by plane, train, car, car train, bus 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.

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Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Munich (MUC) LHR - MUC

$105 - $340

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines DE  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to München

$62 - $105

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Munich (MUC) LGW - MUC

$79 - $278

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Munich (MUC) STN - MUC

$78 - $278

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Munich (MUC) LTN - MUC

$72 - $253

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$130 - $430

Train  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv

$228 - $416

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  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

$402 - $576

Bus Eurolines CZ  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Munich, Munich central bus station 028 / ...

$63 - $97

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h

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

$161 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from London to Munich is to bus which costs £45 - £85 and takes 21 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Munich is to fly which costs £80 - £270 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Munich station. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Munich. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at München Hbf via Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 1 min.

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The distance between London and Munich is 574 miles.

The best way to get from London to Munich without a car is to train which takes 9 h 1 min and costs £170 - £320.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from London to Munich, including transfers.

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London to Munich bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Munich train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Munich is to fly which takes 4 h 49 min and costs £80 - £270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £170 - £320 and takes 9 h 1 min, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £75 and takes 20 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Munich.
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  • Distance: 573.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between London, England and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa, British Airways and six other airlines fly from London to Munich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Munich via Paris Nord Eurostar and Paris Est in around 9 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
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 36 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Gatwick to Munich via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from London Stansted to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from London Luton to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from London Stansted to Munich via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
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 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 Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 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
Bus operators
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to München
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$61
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Munich is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 7:06 PM in London and 8:06 PM in Munich.

London to Munich train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Swiss, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 750+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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