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There are 9 ways to get from Munich to Leverkusen by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train via Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena  •  4h 53m

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

$118 - $167

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Bus FlixBus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 028

$35 - $65

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Train  •  5h 3m

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

$115 - $170

Bus Eurolines DE  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Cologne Hbf

$59 - $117

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Munich to Leverkusen 366.4 miles

$75 - $120

Subway to Munich, fly to Cologne Bonn, train  •  3h 43m

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

$73 - $239

Subway to Munich, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 9m

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

$61 - $190

Fly Munich to Dortmund, train  •  5h 10m

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

$72 - $247

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6h 15m

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

$91 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Leverkusen is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Leverkusen is to subway and fly and train which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 3h 43m.

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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 six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11h 10m.

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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 4h 53m.

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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 4h 53m and costs 100€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m 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 4h 53m and costs 100€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 11h 10m.

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

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Leverkusen hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 4h 24m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Leverkusen 6 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 11h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $470
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
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
4h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Leverkusen Mitte
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9m
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
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Leverkusen Mitte Bf
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
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
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
11h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
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
12h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
eurolines.de

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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

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Munich to Leverkusen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Leverkusen is 586 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Munich to Leverkusen.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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