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There are 6 ways to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly, train

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

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Train via Aschaffenburg Hbf

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf

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Train

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen, MAC/Terminal 1 to Ingolstadt, Nordbahnhof West
  2. Take the bus from Ingolstadt Nord to Hanau Hauptbahnhof

Night train

  1. Take the night train from München Hbf to Hanau Hauptbahnhof

Drive

  1. Drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen
Munich Airport (MUC) → Gelnhausen
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The cheapest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen is to fly and train which takes 2h 18m and costs €75 - €280.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen München and arriving at Gelnhausen via Muenchen Hbf, Aschaffenburg Hbf and Hanau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Gelnhausen is 279 km. The road distance is 391 km.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen without a car is to train via Aschaffenburg Hbf which takes 5h 6m and costs €30 - €140.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen, including transfers.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen is to train via Aschaffenburg Hbf which takes 5h 6m and costs €30 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Aschaffenburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen.
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  • Distance: 278.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC), Germany and Gelnhausen, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Muenchen Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €60 - €90 and the journey takes 2h 47m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen via Ingolstadt, Nordbahnhof West, Ingolstadt Nord, Hanau Hauptbahnhof, and Hanau Hbf in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Hannover
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Friday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Muenster
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Night train from München Hbf to Hanau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Ingolstädter Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 841 97439333
Email
info@invg.de
Website
invg.de
Bus from Flughafen, MAC/Terminal 1 to Ingolstadt, Nordbahnhof West
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Ingolstädter Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ingolstadt Nord to Hanau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen is 391 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Munich Airport (MUC) to Gelnhausen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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