There are 9 ways to get from Munich to Paderborn by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$110 - $160

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Paderborn 347.3 miles

$30 - $40

7 alternative options

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

$98 - $145

Bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Paderborn, Paderborn central station 087

$30 - $55

Bus, train  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from München ZOB to Kassel Hbf
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf Re / ...

$81 - $155

Drive  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Paderborn 347.9 miles

$70 - $110

Subway, fly to Paderborn, train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Paderborn (PAD) MUC - PAD
  3. Take the train from Salzkotten to Paderborn Hbf

$97 - $278

Fly to Dortmund, train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dortmund (DTM) MUC - DTM
  2. Take the train from Holzwickede to Soest
  3. Take the train from Soest to Paderborn Hbf

$71 - $245

Fly to Muenster, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Muenster (FMO) MUC - FMO
  2. Take the train from Greven to Hamm(Westf)
  3. Take the train from Hamm(Westf) to Paderborn Hbf

$129 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Paderborn is to rideshare which costs 26€ - 32€ and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Paderborn is to subway and fly and train which costs 80€ - 240€ and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Munich and Paderborn is 446 km. The road distance is 556.6 km.

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The train from München Hbf to Paderborn Hbf takes 4 h 14 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Paderborn, Paderborn central station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Paderborn Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Paderborn once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Paderborn 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Munich to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Munich to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Munich to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
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 Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$70 - $110
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Greven to Hamm(Westf)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Salzkotten to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Soest
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Soest to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hamm(Westf) to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
eurobahn.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Greven Bf to Hamm
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
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 Paderborn, Paderborn central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München ZOB to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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