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56% less than flights
Wi-Fi has become a basic need for every passenger, and Deutsche Bahn acknowledges that. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi in both first and second class on Deutsche Bahn’s ICE trains. Therefore, if you’d like to stay occupied throughout the journey by streaming your favorite shows, you can comfortably do so on trains to Berlin from Munich. You can also catch up on work, send emails, or keep in touch with friends and family. Once you enable Wi-Fi on your device, you can select either WIFIonICE or WIFI@DB network. A login page will appear, and all you need to do is accept the general terms and click the red button. Notably, there is no difference between WIFIonICE and WIFI@DB networks in terms of internet access—only the names differ.
You can travel with small pets weighing up to 22 lbs (10 kg) on Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Munich for free, as long as your pet remains in a closed cage or carrier and does not cause a disturbance to other passengers. You also need to have appropriate tools for animal waste disposal. If you have a large dog that can’t travel in a closed cage or carrier, you must keep it muzzled and leashed throughout the journey. You will also be required to purchase a specific ticket for your large dog. However, guide or service dogs can board without a ticket and do not need to be muzzled.
Notably, the luggage policy on Deutsche trains from Berlin to Munich is not restrictive, meaning there are no specific weight or size limits, and you don’t need to pay additional fees for extra luggage. However, you must ensure that you can independently carry the baggage you bring and that your luggage does not block corridors and doors. You also can bring your folding bike or scooter on a Deutsche Bahn train for free. Some trains to Munich from Berlin have a dedicated space where you can transport an assembled bike. You can also bring sports equipment and music instruments on Berlin to Munich trains. Your luggage can either go under the seat or on the luggage rack above your seat. There are also specific luggage racks near the doors and in the middle of the coach to place larger suitcases.
The train journey to Munich from Berlin starts at Berlin Central Station. This state-of-the-art train station is only a short distance from the government district in the heart of Berlin. Lucky for you, the station is well-connected with public transportation—you can take the bus, tram, or subway to the station. You’ll find amenities such as luggage lockers and Wi-Fi at the station. Trains from Berlin will most likely arrive in Munich at Munchen Hauptbahnhof. The station is only a short distance away from the city center of Munich, and you can find various bus stops near the station. The Munich station is light and airy, with plenty of shops and kiosks, in addition to ample luggage storage lockers and ATMs.
There are no overnight Berlin to Munich trains available at the moment. The last train leaves Berlin for Munich at around 9:38 pm. Be sure to check out the most up-to-date train schedule and find the best time to travel to Munich. If you would like to travel very early in the morning, you can board the first train, which departs at just before 6:00 am.
Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 3h 56m train from Berlin to Munich. Take the Deutsche Bahn train from Berlin and you’ll arrive in your destination quickly.
Ride to your destination comfortably on Deutsche Bahn. Consider Deutsche Bahn as it’s been found as the cheapest option to get from Berlin to Munich starting at $38.
Based on just travel duration our users have found a flight from Berlin to Munich to be the fastest option to their destination at just 1h 10m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a train from Berlin to Munich or a bus from Berlin to Munich.
Expect a bus to be one of the cheapest options available to you for travel. Currently, a bus has deals available from $26. While they may not be the most cost-effective options currently available a flight from Berlin to Munich or a train from Berlin to Munich can also be options worth looking into if other factors outside of cost are a higher priority.
The straight-line distance from Berlin Brandenburg to Munich Franz Josef Strauss is 313.2 mi, but the actual distance you’ll travel by train depends on the route taken. 3h 56m is a normal train duration for this route.
Carbon emissions when taking the train out of Berlin Brandenburg to Munich Franz Josef Strauss are around 60lb. This is 56% less than taking an airplane for this journey (139lb). Taking a bus instead of a train would change your carbon footprint to about 38lb.