Cologne to Munich

Cologne to Munich

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Cologne to Munich Schedule

Cologne to Munich Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Daytrip Minivan 7pax Any time€ 1,251.81
Turkish Airlines Economy 02:40 - 11:00€ 212.67
Corendon Airlines Economy 04:05 - 17:55€ 149.43
Eurowings Economy #EW8007:10 - 08:20€ 127.50
Eurowings Economy 08:30 - 11:55€ 158.10
Lufthansa Economy #LH197712:55 - 14:00€ 101.88
Eurowings Economy 15:25 - 20:15€ 147.90
Lufthansa Economy #LH198317:50 - 18:55€ 257.04
Lufthansa Economy #LH198519:25 - 20:30€ 190.74
Lufthansa Economy #LH198920:25 - 21:30€ 184.62
SunExpress Economy 23:20 - 09:10€ 244.80

Transportation from Cologne to Munich

Facts about the transport from Cologne to Munich

Cheapest Transport$18
Fastest Transport4h 55m
Earliest Departure6:45 AM
Latest Departure11:35 PM
Departures per day19
Distance566 kilometers
Transport CompaniesBlablacar Bus, CD, Daytrip, Eurowings, FlixBus, Vueling

How to get from Cologne to Munich

Travelling between Cologne and Munich is possible by Flight, bus, train and taxi. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 1,362.25 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere USD 169.27.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Munich?

It can take you anywhere between 5 and 22 hours to travel between Cologne and Munich depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Cologne and Munich. Flight will bring you to your destination in 4h 55m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 21h 56m to reach Munich.

How much does it cost to get from Cologne to Munich?

Travelling between Cologne and Munich can be as cheap as USD 169.27 if you opt for a Eurowings flight and as expensive as USD 1,362.25 if you buy a Daytrip taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Cologne and Munich ?

  • 3 by flight from Cologne to Munich starting from 15:20 Cologne Airport until 17:40 Cologne Airport
  • 16 from Cologne to Munich starting from 00:00 Cologne Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Cologne Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Cologne to Munich.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Travelling from Cologne to Munich overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Cologne and Munich

Blablacar Bus, FlixBus


Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Cologne and Munich



Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Cologne to Munich?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus