There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Jena by train, bus, rideshare, car 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.

Recommended option

Train via Erfurt Hbf  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West Eb / ...

$82 - $118

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Jena 232.9 miles

$18 - $30

6 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from München Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies Ice 1512 / ...

$80 - $120

Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Jena, Jena central bus station2 229

$21 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Jena 232.4 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Nuremberg (NUE) MUC - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West

$112 - $283

Fly to Leipzig, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Leipzig (LEJ) MUC - LEJ
  2. Take the train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies

$124 - $296

Fly to Berlin Tegel, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MUC - TXL
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West

$117 - $279

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

You can take a train from Munich to Jena via Erfurt Hbf in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Jena twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Munich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Jena West
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hauptbahnhof to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Halle(Saale)Hbf to Jena Paradies
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Jena, Jena central bus station2
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Jena
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Munich and Jena is 310 km. The road distance is 372 km.

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Jena is to rideshare which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Munich to Jena is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Jena Paradies. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Jena, Jena central bus station2. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Munich to Jena, including transfers.