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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Munich by train, bus, night train, car 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.

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Train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$150 - $180

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Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Munich, Munich central bus station N91

$45 - $150

6 alternative options

Night train, train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the night train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf D
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to München-Pasing Ic

$148 - $212

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Munich 519.5 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Munich  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Munich (MUC) CDG - MUC

$65 - $225

Fly to Nuremberg, train  •  7 h 30 min

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

$114 - $340

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 2 min

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

$114 - $343

Fly to Salzburg, train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Salzburg (SZG) CDG - SZG
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf

$82 - $352

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Munich is to bus which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Munich is to fly which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Est and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Paris and Munich is 684 km. The road distance is 831.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 130€ - 150€.

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The train from Paris Est to München Hbf takes 5 h 34 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Paris to Munich train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Munich is to train which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 130€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 11 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Munich.
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  • Distance: 427.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Paris to Munich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $150 - $180 and the journey takes 5 h 34 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Munich once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 25 min. Eurolines FR also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $460
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $700
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,600
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to München-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Paris, Paris to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to München
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Paris to Munich train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Munich is 831 km. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Paris to Munich.

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Swiss, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Munich Airport.

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

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There are 750+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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