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Munich to Rome by train

It takes an average of 11h 56m to travel from Munich to Rome by train, over a distance of around 434 miles (698 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Munich to Rome and tickets for this journey start from $31.92 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 06m
Price$31.92 - $378.53
Distance434 miles (698 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
Departure stationMunich
Arrival stationRome
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Munich to Rome train times

Check out the next trains departing from Munich to Rome for Sunday Jul 12th 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
20:10 München Hbf08:24 Roma TiburtinaNightjet 295 ÖBB Get tickets12h 14m, 1 change
20:10 München Hbf09:10 Roma TerminiNightjet 295 ÖBB Get tickets13h 00m, direct
23:20 München Hbf11:49 Roma TiburtinaNightjet 40463 ÖBB Get tickets12h 29m, 1 change
23:50 München Hbf Gleis 5-1015:40 Roma TiburtinaMeridian 79049 Meridian Get tickets15h 50m, 4 changes
23:50 München Hbf Gleis 5-1016:40 Roma TiburtinaMeridian 79049 Meridian Get tickets16h 50m, 3 changes
01:52 München Hbf17:40 Roma TerminiICE 616 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets15h 48m, 4 changes
07:43 München Hbf Gleis 5-1017:59 Roma TiburtinaMeridian 79059 Meridian Get tickets10h 16m, 3 changes
09:34 München Hbf18:40 Roma TerminiEC 85 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets9h 06m, 1 change
09:43 München Hbf Gleis 5-1019:59 Roma TiburtinaMeridian 79063 Meridian Get tickets10h 16m, 3 changes
11:43 München Hbf Gleis 5-1021:59 Roma TiburtinaMeridian 79067 Meridian Get tickets10h 16m, 3 changes

ÖBB and Nightjet trains from Munich to Rome

You can travel from Munich to Rome on ÖBB and Nightjet 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.

Nightjet is the night train service for ÖBB. These trains travel through Austria at night to neighbouring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Poland and Croatia. Passengers can choose to travel in a seating position or in a sleeping cabin, shared or individual. Convenient for those looking to save one night at the hotel and avoid spending part of the day travelling. This train also has luxury compartments with extras for a trip in comfort.

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Rome

Train tickets from Munich to Rome start at $31.92 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around $174.29.
lowest price found
from$31.92
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price$129.03
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price$135.78
on the day
avg. single price$174.29

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 Rome 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 Rome

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

The average journey time by train between Munich and Rome is 11 hours and 56 minutes, with around 11 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 Rome by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Munich to Rome is 9 hours and 6 minutes.

How much does the train from Munich to Rome cost?

Train tickets from Munich to Rome can start from as little as $31.92 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 Rome?

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

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

The first train from Munich to Rome leaves at 00:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Munich to Rome leaves at 23:20. 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 Rome by train?

Trains travelling from Munich to Rome cover a distance of around 434 miles (698 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Rome to Munich.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Munich to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/12/2020. 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 07/06/2020 for travel on 06/22/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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