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Travelling from Munich to Florence by train

If you're touring Europe and looking for an affordable, enjoyable and relaxing way to get from Munich to Florence, look no further. ÖBB trains can make this journey in around seven hours, with Nightjet trains travelling right through the night and letting you enjoy all the comforts of your own sleeping cabin.

When you wake up, you’ll be able to step out into the stunning city of Florence, a place renowned for its beauty, architecture, museums, and galleries. Be sure to visit the cathedral and stop off at a local restaurant or café to enjoy some authentic Tuscan food before you leave.

Still not sure about the train journey from Munich to Florence? Keep reading and let us convince you!

Munich to Florence by train

It takes an average of 13h 3m to travel from Munich to Florence by train, over a distance of around 302 miles (486 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Munich to Florence and tickets for this journey start from $38.06 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 30m
PriceFrom $38.06
Distance302 miles (486 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationMunich
Arrival stationFlorence
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsÖBB, Flixbus

Munich to Florence train times

Check out the next trains departing from Munich to Florence for Tuesday May 11th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:43 07:50 9h 7m, 4 changes
00:33 09:50 9h 17m, 2 changes
00:33 09:50 9h 17m, 2 changes
02:34 05:45 15h 11m, 3 changes
02:34 06:50 16h 16m, 2 changes
02:43 06:50 16h 7m, 5 changes
04:43 07:24 14h 41m, 2 changes
05:52 10:50 16h 58m, 4 changes
06:28 10:50 16h 22m, 9 changes
06:34 11:39 17h 5m, 4 changes

ÖBB trains from München to Firenze

You can travel from München to Firenze 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 Munich to Florence

The price of train tickets from Munich to Florence starts at $38.06 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 Munich to Florence 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 Munich to Florence

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

The average journey time by train between Munich and Florence is 13 hours and 3 minutes, with around 20 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 Munich and Florence by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Munich to Florence is 7 hours and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Munich to Florence cost?

Train tickets from Munich to Florence can start from as little as $38.06 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 Munich to Florence?

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

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

The first train from Munich to Florence leaves at 06:34. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Munich to Florence leaves at 10:50. 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 Munich and Florence by train?

Trains travelling from Munich to Florence 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 Florence to Munich.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Munich to Florence 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 05/31/2021 for travel on 05/31/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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