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Trains from Brussels to Munich

Looking for a more eco-friendly way to travel from Brussels to Munich? It’s possible to reach Munich in six and a half hours by train, with one change along the way. Both the cities have central train stations, so it eliminates the dreaded trek to airports on the town’s outskirts. Sit back and enjoy a relaxing travel experience nestled in comfy seats on Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed ICE service. Get off at Munich’s bustling train station and make your way to the city’s popular museum district in under 20 minutes. Or walk over to Marienplatz, the city’s central square, in just 15 minutes.

Want to find out more to help plan your trip? Read on for more detailed information and find the best train time for you.

Brussels to Munich by train

It takes an average of 8h 57m to travel from Brussels to Munich by train, over a distance of around 373 miles (601 km). There are normally 19 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Munich and tickets for this journey start from $23.86 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 47m
PriceFrom $23.86
Distance373 miles (601 km)
Frequency19 trains per day
Departure stationBrussels
Arrival stationMunich
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsUnion Ivkoni (Bus), Flixbus, ÖBB, BlaBlaBus

Brussels to Munich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Brussels to Munich for Dienstag Mai 11. 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:23 04:12 6h 49m, 1 change
10:25 05:12 6h 47m, 2 changes
10:25 05:27 7h 2m, 1 change
10:55 07:14 8h 19m, 4 changes
10:55 07:27 8h 32m, 3 changes
01:25 08:12 6h 47m, 2 changes
01:25 08:13 6h 48m, 1 change
01:55 10:14 8h 19m, 3 changes
02:56 11:10 8h 14m, 4 changes
02:56 11:27 8h 31m, 3 changes

ÖBB trains from Bruxelles to München

You can travel from Bruxelles to München on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Munich

The price of train tickets from Brussels to Munich starts at $23.86 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Brussels to Munich by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Brussels to Munich

Want to know more about your journey from Brussels to Munich? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Brussels to Munich take?

The average journey time by train between Brussels and Munich is 8 hours and 57 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Brussels and Munich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Brussels to Munich is 6 hours and 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Brussels to Munich cost?

Train tickets from Brussels to Munich can start from as little as $23.86 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Brussels to Munich?

No, there are no direct train services from Brussels to Munich. Travelling from Brussels to Munich by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Brussels to Munich leave?

The first train from Brussels to Munich leaves at 05:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Brussels to Munich leave?

The last train from Brussels to Munich leaves at 07:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Brussels and Munich by train?

Trains travelling from Brussels to Munich cover a distance of around 373 miles (601 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Munich to Brussels.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Munich for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/11/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/19/2021 for travel on 06/19/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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