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

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Train  •  5h 34m

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

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Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Munich central bus station N880 / ...

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Drive  •  7h 28m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Munich 827.9 km

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Munich  •  4h 48m

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

Fly Paris Orly to Munich  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Munich (MUC) ORY - MUC

Fly Paris Charles de Gaulle to Nuremberg, train  •  5h 40m

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

Paris to Munich by train

The train journey time between Paris and Munich is around 5h 34m and covers a distance of around 838 km. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and TGV inOui, the Paris to Munich train service departs from Paris Est and arrives in München Hbf. Typically 15 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

15 Weekly Trains
5h 34m Average Duration
€120 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Munich is to bus which costs €23 - €50 and takes 11h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Munich is to fly which costs €85 - €320 and takes 4h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Munich central bus station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 10m.

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

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The distance between Paris and Munich is 684 km. The road distance is 827.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Munich without a car is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs €120 - €190.

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The train from Paris Est to München Hbf takes 5h 34m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Munich is to train which takes 5h 34m and costs €120 - €190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €23 - €50 and takes 11h 10m, you could also fly, which costs €80 - €250 and takes 4h 48m.

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  • Distance: 683.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 34m

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

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Paris Est to München Hbf once daily. Tickets cost €140 - €190 and the journey takes 5h 34m. TGV inOui also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Munich central bus station every 2 hours. Tickets cost €35 - €50 and the journey takes 11h 10m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €550
Flights from Paris Orly to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €550
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €410
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €900
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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€140 - €190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€120 - €140
1st Class
€140 - €170
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 Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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 Paris to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €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.
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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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Munich is 828 km. It takes approximately 7h 28m to drive from Paris to Munich.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is to train which takes 34 min and costs €5 - €8.

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