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

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Train to Munich, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Marienplatz to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London Heathrow (LHR) MUC - LHR

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Bus  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Pilsen Central Bus Station Lyon Perrache SNCF Train Station - Berlin Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pilsen, CAN to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet / ...

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Train to Munich, fly to London City  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Marienplatz to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London City (LCY) MUC - LCY

Train to Munich, fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 43m

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

Train to Munich, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Marienplatz to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to London Gatwick (LGW) MUC - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Train to Munich, fly to Birmingham, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Marienplatz to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Birmingham (BHX) MUC - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

Train to Stuttgart, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Heathrow (LHR) STR - LHR

Train  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Paris Est 83 / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt 42 / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

Bus, night bus  •  22h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Zob to Brussels-North train station N884 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Brussels-North train station to London Victoria Coach Station N815

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 38m

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

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 41m

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

Munich to London by train and walk

The journey time between Munich and London is around 8h 55m and covers a distance of around 806 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 42 min. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 53m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr, TGV inOui and Eurostar, the Munich to London service departs from München Hbf and arrives in London St Pancras Eurostar. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 12m
Layover time:
42 min
Total time:
8h 55m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
8h 53m
Journey distance:
806 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:23
Last service departs at:
06:46

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Munich to London train and walk schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to London is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 21h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to London is to train and fly which costs €65 - €270 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to London station. However, there are services departing from Munich Central Bus Station and arriving at London, Victoria Green Line Station via Pilsen, CAN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to London. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 25m.

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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 9h 25m and costs €230 - €550.

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It takes approximately 5h 1m to get from Munich to London, including transfers.

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

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Munich to London train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to London is to train which takes 9h 25m and costs €230 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 21h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to London.
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  • Distance: 573.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 1m

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

You can take a train from Munich to London King's Cross via Paris Est and Paris Nord in around 9h 25m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to London Victoria via Pilsen, CAN in around 21h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £460
Flights from Munich to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £230
Flights from Munich to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £550
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £480
Flights from Munich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £130
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £370
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £190
Flights from Munich to London Luton via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Munich to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £440
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £300
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Munich to Birmingham via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £1,100
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Marienplatz to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Southern Service
Phone
+44 3451 27 29 20
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£10 - £26
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£10 - £14
Anytime 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £23
Website
Southern Service
Schedules at
Southern Service
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£9 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£17 - £23
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Second Class
£40 - £95
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£55 - £85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£40 - £95
Schedules at
delfi.de
Second Class
£40 - £95
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£40 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £50
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£100 - £120
1st Class
£120 - £140
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£40 - £95
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Second Class
£40 - £95
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£28 - £45
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£40 - £95
Website
Railjet
Second Class
£40 - £95
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£95 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£95 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £180
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£85 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £290
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £95
Schedules at
delfi.de
Second Class
£40 - £95
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Pilsen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
RegioJet
Bus from Pilsen, CAN to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£28 - £40
Website
RegioJet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Brussels-North train station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£19 - £23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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