There are 6 ways to get from Paderborn to Munich by plane, train, car, bus or rideshare

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Munich (MUC) PAD - MUC

$115 - $298

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paderborn to Munich 348.2 miles

$22 - $40

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$110 - $160

Drive, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to München Hbf Ice

$128 - $191

Bus  •  9 h

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

$30 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Paderborn to Munich 348.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Paderborn to Munich is to rideshare which costs 18€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paderborn to Munich is to fly which costs 95€ - 260€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paderborn, Paderborn central station station and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paderborn Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Paderborn and Munich is 446 km. The road distance is 557.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Munich without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Paderborn to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Paderborn to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Paderborn Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Paderborn to Munich is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs 95€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 20 min, you could also bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 9 h.

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Map of how to get from Paderborn to Munich.
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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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

Lufthansa flies from Paderborn to Munich every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Paderborn to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paderborn to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $340
Flights from Paderborn to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $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 Paderborn Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paderborn, Paderborn central station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paderborn to Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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