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.
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.
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.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
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.
The fastest journey time by train from Florence to Munich is 7 hours and 32 minutes.
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.
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.
The first train from Florence to Munich leaves at 03:32. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Florence to Munich cover a distance of around 302 miles (486 km) during the journey.