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Taking the train from Florence to Munich

The journey by train from Florence to Munich has never been easier. If you're jetting off to Oktoberfest, why not start the journey as you mean to go on by treating yourself to First Class tickets to enjoy wide seats and complimentary nibbles?

Whatever your reason for travelling to Munich, the train is a relaxing way to get there. A combination of high-speed Frecciarossa trains and OBB or Deutsche Bahn services can complete the route in 7h 31m. Relax as the Italian scenery morphs into the German countryside. What's more, you don't have stress about luggage restrictions or long security queues. Arrive at Munich Central Station relaxed and ready to see everything that Munich has to offer.

Sound good? It's simple and easy to book your tickets for a train from Florence to Munich using our handy Journey Planner or read on to find out about train times, tickets and all the best tips to make your journey a pleasant one.

Florence to Munich by train

It takes an average of 10h 48m to travel from Florence to Munich by train, over a distance of around 302 miles (486 km). There are normally 16 trains per day travelling from Florence to Munich and tickets for this journey start from $38.19 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 32m
PriceFrom $38.19
Distance302 miles (486 km)
Frequency16 trains per day
First train03:32
Last train22:18
Departure stationFlorence
Arrival stationMunich
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus

Florence to Munich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Florence to Munich for Tuesday May 25th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:36 17:15 7h 39m, 4 changes
09:55 17:27 7h 32m, 1 change
11:36 19:15 7h 39m, 4 changes
11:36 19:26 7h 50m, 1 change
12:20 21:15 8h 55m, 5 changes
13:55 21:27 7h 32m, 1 change
14:20 04:41 14h 21m, 4 changes
14:55 06:31 15h 36m, 10 changes
16:10 07:15 15h 5m, 4 changes
16:10 08:02 15h 52m, 3 changes

ÖBB trains from Firenze to München

You can travel from Firenze 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 Florence to Munich

The price of train tickets from Florence to Munich starts at $38.19 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 Florence 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 Florence to Munich

Want to know more about your journey from Florence 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 Florence to Munich take?

The average journey time by train between Florence and Munich is 10 hours and 48 minutes, with around 16 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 Florence and Munich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Florence to Munich is 7 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Florence to Munich cost?

Train tickets from Florence to Munich can start from as little as $38.19 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 Florence to Munich?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Florence to Munich without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Florence to Munich each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Florence to Munich leaves at 03:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Florence to Munich leaves at 22:18. 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 Florence and Munich by train?

Trains travelling from Florence to Munich cover a distance of around 302 miles (486 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Munich to Florence.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Florence to Munich for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/25/2021. 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 08/05/2021 for travel on 08/05/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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