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There are 12 ways to get from Munich to Modena by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich to Affi
  2. Take the bus from Affi to Modena, Modena An588

$29 - $44

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Train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from München Ost to Bologna Centrale Ec

$61 - $107

Train via Trento  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Trento Ec
  2. Take the train from Trento to Modena Icn

$69 - $106

Bus, train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Bolzano
  2. Take the train from Bolzano to Modena Icn

$98 - $153

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Modena 326 miles

$75 - $120

Fly to Bologna, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Modena

$80 - $293

Fly to Florence, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Florence (FLR) MUC - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Modena

$91 - $300

Fly to Verona, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Verona (VRN) MUC - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Modena

$83 - $317

Fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Venice (VCE) MUC - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$80 - $344

Fly to Milan Bergamo, shuttle, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) MUC - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Piacenza
  3. Take the train from Piacenza to Modena

$138 - $614

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Modena

$74 - $185

Fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Pisa (PSA) MUC - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$111 - $392

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Modena is to bus which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Modena is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich to Modena. However, there are services departing from Munich and arriving at Modena, Modena via Affi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Modena. However, there are services departing from München Ost and arriving at Modena via Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Munich and Modena is 391 km. The road distance is 521.6 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Modena without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Munich to Modena, including transfers.

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Munich to Modena bus services, operated by Busitalia Simet S.p.A., depart from Munich station.

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Munich to Modena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Ost station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Modena is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs 25€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 95€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Modena.
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  • Distance: 244.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Modena, Italy?

You can take a bus from Munich to Modena via Affi and Affi in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Modena once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Munich to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Munich to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from Munich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Munich to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Munich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from Munich to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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 Ost to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Trento
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trento to Modena
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano to Modena
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Modena
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$6 - $8
Train from Firenze Smn to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Piacenza to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$15 - $19
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
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 Affi to Modena, Modena
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Munich to Modena train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Modena is 522 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Munich to Modena.

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Air Dolomiti offers flights from Munich Airport to Bologna Airport.

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