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There are 10 ways to get from Munich to Düsseldorf by train, bus, rideshare, car, subway or plane

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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Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice / ...

$110 - $180

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Rideshare  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Düsseldorf 385.6 miles

$27 - $40

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Düsseldorf 227 / ...

$35 - $110

Bus via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf 084 / ...

$37 - $62

Bus, train  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn S11 / ...

$67 - $120

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Düsseldorf 386.1 miles

$80 - $120

Subway to Munich, fly to Dusseldorf  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS

$66 - $183

Fly Munich to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) MUC - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$85 - $254

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 36 min

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

$83 - $274

Fly Munich to Dortmund, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dortmund (DTM) MUC - DTM
  2. Take the train from Holzwickede to Dusseldorf Hbf

$70 - $244

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Düsseldorf is to rideshare which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Düsseldorf is to subway and fly which costs 55€ - 160€ and takes 3 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Düsseldorf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

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The distance between Munich and Düsseldorf is 486 km. The road distance is 617.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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The train from München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf takes 5 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Düsseldorf is to train which takes 5 h 3 min and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 95€ and takes 10 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Düsseldorf.
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  • Distance: 304.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Düsseldorf hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h 3 min. Urlaubs-Express also services this route 3 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Düsseldorf 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 10 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
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 München Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from München Ost to Düsseldorf Hnf
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Düsseldorf, Wehrhahn
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
avv.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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 Munich to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Düsseldorf is 618 km. It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to drive from Munich to Düsseldorf.

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

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Book your Munich to Düsseldorf bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1053+ hotels available in Düsseldorf. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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