Trains from Frankfurt to Munich are a great way to get between two of Germany’s largest cities when you are travelling in Europe.

Trains between these cities depart from the Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and arrive at the Munich Hauptbahnhof. Both are the central stations in their cities, and are connected to all kinds of public transportation.

Direct trains from Frankfurt to Munich run one to two times an hour during the day. Most trains depart Frankfurt at 54 minutes past the hour. Almost all rail services on this route are direct trains that do not require changes.

The travel time to Munich ranges from 3 hours and 16 minutes on direct services to 4 hours and 6 minutes on services that require a connection. As such, it is best to take a direct train.

The standard price of a single ticket on Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt to Munich is 154 euros in first class and 95 euros in second class. However, special Savings Fares of 49 euros in first class and 29 euros in second class are available if you buy train tickets online in advance.