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There are 12 ways to get from Munich to London by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to London City  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London City (LCY) MUC - LCY

£92 - £283

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Bus  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

£42 - £54

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London Heathrow (LHR) MUC - LHR

£56 - £233

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 12m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London Gatwick (LGW) MUC - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£65 - £301

Fly to London Stansted  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London Stansted (STN) MUC - STN

£61 - £275

Fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 37m

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London Luton (LTN) MUC - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£84 - £1,231

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Birmingham (BHX) MUC - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£101 - £798

Train  •  10h 28m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£226 - £502

Bus via Paris  •  21h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Paris Gallieni Varna - Strasbourg - Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£76 - £106

Night train, train  •  15h 2m

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Nj
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil / ...

£157 - £399

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 28m

  1. Drive from Munich to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£244 - £295

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 40m

  1. Drive from Munich to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£118 - £210

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to London is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 18h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to London is to fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to London station. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station via Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to London. However, there are services departing from Muenchen Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Koeln Messe/Deutz, Koeln-Ehrenfeld and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 28m.

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The distance between Munich and London is 574 miles.

The best way to get from Munich to London without a car is to train which takes 10h 28m and costs 240€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Munich to London, including transfers.

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Munich to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to London is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs 100€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 550€ and takes 10h 28m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 18h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to London.
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  • Distance: 573.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and London, England?

British Airways, KLM and two other airlines fly from Munich to London Bank DLR 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to London King's Cross via Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Koeln Messe/Deutz, Koeln-Ehrenfeld, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 10h 28m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Munich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £450
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £470
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Munich to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £310
Flights from Munich to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Munich to London Luton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £330
Flights from Munich to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £800
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £800
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £800
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £290
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£440 - £700
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £370
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Munich to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£140 - £1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£95 - £800
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln-Ehrenfeld to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£95 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £180
Nightjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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 Luxembourg, Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
RegioJet
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
Karat-S
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Munich to London bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at London, Victoria Green Line Station.

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London is 1h behind Munich. It is currently 3:09 AM in Munich and 2:09 AM in London.

Munich to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Swiss, Luxair, British Airways and KLM offer flights from Munich Airport to London City Airport.

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