Taking the train from Munich to Paris is a scenic way to travel from Germany to France when you are visiting Europe.
Rail services between these cities depart from Munich Hauptbahnhof (main train station) and arrive at either Paris Gare du Nord train station or Gare de l’Est train station. All three stations are centrally located and easily accessible by public transportation.
Trains leave Munich to travel to Paris up to twice an hour during the day. Services are run by a number of companies, including Deutsche Bahn, Thalys, and City Night Line.
With the exception of the City Night Line overnight train from Munich to Paris, all trains require at least one change, and some require up to three changes. Trains that require fewer changes are not always faster than trains that require more, so check timetables carefully.
The time it takes to travel from Munich to Paris ranges from 6 hours and 7 minutes to 14 hours and 1 minute.
Train tickets vary in cost by date, time, and whether you buy your ticket online in advance. One-way ticket fares for adults traveling on trains from Munich to Paris start at 139 euros in second class and 226 euros in first class. However, Savings Fares of 39 euros in second class and 69 euros in first class are available if you buy your train tickets online before travelling to France.