There are 9 ways to get from Munich to Leverkusen by train, bus, 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  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice

$110 - $170

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 027 / ...

$35 - $65

7 alternative options

Train via München Ost  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice

$150 - $224

Bus Eurolines DE  •  12 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf

$60 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Leverkusen 366.4 miles

$75 - $120

Subway to Munich, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) MUC - CGN
  3. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf

Fly Munich to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS) MUC - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf

$80 - $197

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 33 min

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

$93 - $282

Fly Munich to Dortmund, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dortmund (DTM) MUC - DTM
  2. Take the train from Holzwickede Bf to Leverkusen, Opladen Bf

$85 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Leverkusen is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Leverkusen is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Leverkusen. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf via Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Munich and Leverkusen is 461 km. The road distance is 586.2 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Leverkusen without a car is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 53 min to get from Munich to Leverkusen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Leverkusen is to train which takes 4 h 53 min and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Munich to Leverkusen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Leverkusen.
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  • Distance: 288.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 53 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Leverkusen hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 4 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Leverkusen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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 Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Leverkusen Mitte
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.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
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Holzwickede Bf to Leverkusen, Opladen Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.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 Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
eurolines.de

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