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There are 11 ways to get from Munich to Italy by subway, plane, bus, train or car

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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Subway, fly to Bologna  •  4 h 15 min

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

$72 - $261

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Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome 531 / ...

$54 - $87

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Subway, fly to Florence  •  4 h 20 min

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

$81 - $268

Subway, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP

$57 - $151

Subway, fly to Genoa  •  4 h 58 min

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

$96 - $309

Subway, fly to Turin, line 11 bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Turin (TRN) MUC - TRN
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Fermata 3016 - DORA GTT to Fermata 200 - PORTA PALAZZO SUD

$94 - $299

Fly to Naples  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Naples (NAP) MUC - NAP

$76 - $267

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini Fr / ...

$88 - $164

Train Trenitalia  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini En

$80 - $158

Bus Busitalia Simet S.p.A.  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Rimini
  2. Take the bus from Rimini Station to Roma Roma

$61 - $92

Drive  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Rome 576.2 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Italy is to subway and fly which costs 45€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Italy is to subway and fly which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Italy. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Via S. Croce In Gerusalemme/Manzoni via Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Italy. However, there are services departing from München Ost and arriving at Roma Termini via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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The distance between Munich and Italy is 617 km. The road distance is 922 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Italy without a car is to train which takes 8 h 51 min and costs 75€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Munich to Italy, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Italy train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Ost station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Italy is to fly which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 65€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 150€ and takes 8 h 51 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 12 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Italy.
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  • Distance: 385.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Italy?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Munich to Naples every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Rome via Bologna Centrale and Bologna C.Le in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Munich to Genoa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Munich to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Munich to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Flights from Munich to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Munich to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Munich to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Naples
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Munich to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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
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 Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Bus operators
5T Torino
Email
info@5t.torino.it
Website
5t.torino.it
Bus from Fermata 3016 - DORA GTT to Fermata 200 - PORTA PALAZZO SUD
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
5t.torino.it
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 Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
BonelliBus s.a.s.
Phone
+39 0541662069
Website
bonellibus.it
Bus from Rimini Station to Roma
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
bonellibus.it
Book at
bonellibus.net
Full
$24 - $35
Reduced
$20 - $29

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

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

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Munich to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Italy is 922 km. It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to drive from Munich to Italy.

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Air Dolomiti offers flights from Munich Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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