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There are 8 ways to get from Munich to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Paris Est 83

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Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Zob to Paris N91 / ...

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Rideshare  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Paris 829.2 km

Drive  •  7h 26m

  1. Drive from Munich to Paris Gallieni 828.1 km

Train to Munich, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) MUC - CDG

Train to Munich, fly to Paris Orly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Paris Orly (ORY) MUC - ORY

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) NUE - CDG

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) STR - CDG

Munich to Paris by train

8 Weekly Trains
5h 45m Average Duration
€140 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

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The most affordable way to get from Munich to Paris is to bus, which costs €23 - €50 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Paris is to train and fly which costs €95 - €340 and takes 4h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zob and arriving at Paris. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Paris Est. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Munich and Paris is 684 km. The road distance is 828.1 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs €140 - €200.

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The train from München Hbf to Paris Est takes 5h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Munich to Paris is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs €140 - €200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €50 and takes 11h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Paris.
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  • Distance: 683.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Paris, France?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from München Hbf to Paris Est once daily. Tickets cost €140 - €200 and the journey takes 5h 45m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zob to Paris 3 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 11h 50m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Munich to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Munich to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Munich to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €700
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €900
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €1100
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Paris Charles de Gaulle via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Train operators
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 München Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Paris
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€52
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Munich to Paris train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Paris is 828 km. It takes approximately 7h 26m to drive from Munich to Paris.

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Luxair, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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Book your Munich to Paris train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Munich to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 2332+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Munich and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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