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There are 7 ways to get from Rome to Munich by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Munich  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Munich (MUC) FCO - MUC

$70 - $249

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Munich, Munich central bus station 531

$50 - $90

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 16 min

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

$124 - $367

Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to München Ost Ec

$84 - $163

Train  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf En

$75 - $160

Night train  •  13 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to München Hbf Nj

$110 - $190

Drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Munich 575.6 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Munich is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Munich is to fly which costs 60€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rome and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station station. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Muenchen Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 43 min.

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The distance between Rome and Munich is 697 km. The road distance is 921 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Munich without a car is to train which takes 9 h 3 min and costs 70€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Rome to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Rome to Munich train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Munich is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs 60€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 9 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Munich.
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  • Distance: 435.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Munich, Germany?

Lufthansa, Alitalia and two other airlines fly from Rome to Munich every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Munich via Verona Porta Nuova in around 9 h 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Rome to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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 Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to München Ost
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$130 - $160
Night train from Roma Termini to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Rome to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Rome to Munich train services, operated by Trenitalia, arrive at München Ost station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Munich is 921 km. It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to drive from Rome to Munich.

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Vueling Airlines, Alitalia, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Rome to Munich train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Rome to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 10€ - 15€.

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