Trains Munich to Berlin

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  • Fastest journey is 4 hours and 2 minutes (direct)
  • About 47 trains a day from Munich to Berlin
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Rail Map - Germany

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Facts

Trains Berlin <> Munich  

Booking horizon  6 months
Duration 4h02
Distance  567km 
Direct trains Yes
First train Berlin 04h32
Last train Berlin 23h53
First train Munich 00h01
Last train Munich 23h38
Trains per day 20
Train company Deutsche Bahn
Station Berlin Berlin Hbf
Station Munich München Hbf

Timetable, route and costs

Train times - Use our journey planner to find all trains from Munich to Berlin

The first train leaves at 00h01 from Munchen Hbf to Berlin Hbf, the last train leaves at 23h38. The journey time is 4 hours and 2 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 20 direct trains run between Munich and Berlin. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets for the train from Munich to Berlin!

Costs / Prices 

If you book early the cheapest fares for trains from Munich to Berlin start at € 39. If you wait to the last moment ticket prices rise to app. € 150

Sleeper / Overnight trains 

There are no night trains with sleeping accommodations running anymore between Munich and Berlin. There is a ICE night train however - seating only! 

Scenery 

The route from Munich to Berlin is a huge infrastructural highlight - a lot of bridges, crossing a hilly landscape in the middle of Germany, high speeds all the time. 

 

Travel by Swiss Trains

Regular trains in Switzerland are very convenient and punctual - one the finest in the world. Between major cities like Zurich, Bern, Basel and Geneven there are very frequent connections. 

  • RegioExpress - Trains between small cities / villages and major cities 
  • Regio trains between local towns 
  • InterCity - Trains between major cities, i.e. Basel to Geneve
  • S-Bahn - Suburban trains around large cities like Zurich

Scenic trains

Very famous scenic trains in Switzerland are the Glacier Express between St Moritz and Zermatt, the Bernina Express between Chur and Tirano just a few kilometers from the Swiss-Italian border, and the Golden Pass Line from Montreux to Zweisimmen. From Zweisimmen you can take a connecting train to Interlaken en Luzern.

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München Hbf - Info

Railway Station Munich

München Hbf is the main station of Munich, located near the old city centre. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 15 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Tram: - 
  • S Bahn: 7 minutes, every 2 minutes
  • Bus: -  
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

 

München Hbf - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near München Hbf Train Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Munchen Hbf - Trains to Munich

Eden Hotel Wolff****

100 meters from the train station. Stylish, classic 4-star hotel. High ratings.   
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Intercity Hotel****

Next to Munchen Hbf, comfortable 4-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient. Affordable 4-star hotel.     
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NH Deutscher Kaiser****

Beside the train station. Bright rooms, some offer nice panoramic views of the inner city.     
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München Hbf - Rental cars

Cheap rental cars at Munchen Hbf train station

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Rental Cars

6 rental car companies: Avis, Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Sixt, Thrifty.   

Berlin Hbf - Info

Railway Station Berlin  

Berlin Hbf is the main station of Berlin, located nearby the German parliament. Many sights can be reached by foot from the railway station or by the convenient S-bahn (kind of subway) that connects all major stations in Berlin. The station itself is a modern visual attraction and is built on terrain where the wall used to stand. Nearby the station are some new and fine hotels. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: Reichstag 5 minutes, Checkpoint Charlie 30 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Subway: S Bahn to all major sights 
  • Bus: yes, to all sights, check Berlin.de
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

 

Berlin Hbf - Hotels near the station

Find cheap hotels with good ratings near Berlin Hbf Train Station

  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
Cheap hotels near Berlin Hbf - Trains to Berlin

Motel One***

Hip and trendy hotel next to the station. Motel One has multiple hotels in the city. Affordable. Very high ratings. 
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Intercity Hotel****

Next to Berlin Hbf, comfortable 4-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient.    
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Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof****

300 meters from Berlin Hbf. Convenient. High ratings. 
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Berlin Hbf - Rental Cars

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Rental Cars

6 rental car companies: Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Interrent, Sixt.