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Taking the train from Plzeň to Munich in 4 hours 7 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Plzeň to Munich? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 5 hours 51 minutes to travel the 138 miles (222 km) from Plzeň to Munich by train, although you can get there in as little as 4 hours 7 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 9 trains per day running on this route. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available. You can travel on this route with either DB and Regiojet trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from Plzeň to Munich start from £18.78 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Munich? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Plzeň to Munich by train

It takes an average of 5h 51m to travel from Plzeň to Munich by train, over a distance of around 138 miles (222 km). There are normally 9 trains per day travelling from Plzeň to Munich and tickets for this journey start from £18.78 when you book in advance.

First train

07:11

Last train

22:05

Departure station

Plzeň

Arrival station

Munich

Journey time

From 4h 7m

Distance

138 miles (222 km)

Frequency

9 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £18.78

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, Regiojet

Plzeň to Munich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Plzeň to Munich for Tuesday 12th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:11 10:18 4h 7m, direct
08:11 12:18 4h 7m, direct
10:11 14:18 4h 7m, direct
12:11 16:18 4h 7m, direct
14:11 18:18 4h 7m, direct
16:11 20:18 4h 7m, direct
18:11 22:18 4h 7m, direct
21:05 08:42 11h 37m, 3 changes
21:05 09:18 12h 13m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) trains from Plzeň to Munich

You can travel from Plzeň to Munich on Deutsche Bahn and EC (Eurocity) 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.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Eurocity (EC) and RegioJet classes from Plzeň to Munich

Compare the different travel classes offered by Eurocity (EC) and RegioJet when travelling from Plzeň to Munich.

Onboard services on Eurocity (EC) and RegioJet

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Plzeň to Munich.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

With EC, you can enjoy food and drink in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

In First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB trains offer a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on their EC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

When travelling with EC, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t require a ticket. Also, children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board most EC trains, you will find a family compartment or area suitable for families with babies and children up to the age of 3 years old.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

When travelling with EC, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle with you. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Usually, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

If you’re travelling on a EC train, you can take your pet with you. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an additional ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an extra ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

The Mobility Service can help you with board, disembark and change trains. In addition, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

There are no weight limits when it comes to luggage on Regiojet trains - you can take what you like, so long as you can carry it by yourself.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Choose from a wide range of drinks, snacks and light bites on board - you'll find the full menu on the Regiojet app. A free bottle of water is available for all customers. For passengers travelling with Relax or Business Class tickets, you'll also be offered a free Italian coffee or mint tea (made with real mint leaves) when on board.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Free WiFi is available on board. You can access the entertainment portal using the Regiojet app, or through the built-in screens on more modern Regiojet trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Pushchairs should be folded up to be taken on board. If this isn't possible, you must store your pushchair at the front or back of the carriage.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

Bicycles cannot be transported on Regiojet trains.

PetPetPets

It's possible to bring small pets on board Regiojet trains in suitable carriers. Pets are not allowed in sleeper carriages or couchettes. Guide dogs of all sizes are permitted on board.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Dedicated wheelchair spaces are available on Regiojet trains.

Cheap train tickets from Plzeň to Munich

The price of train tickets from Plzeň to Munich starts at £18.78 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 Plzeň 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Plzeň and Munich is 5 hours and 51 minutes, with around 9 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 Plzeň and Munich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Plzeň to Munich is 4 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Plzeň to Munich cost?

Train ticket prices from Plzeň to Munich can start from as little as £18.78 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Plzeň to Munich?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Plzeň to Munich without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Plzeň 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 Plzeň to Munich leave?

The first train from Plzeň to Munich leaves at 07:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Plzeň to Munich leaves at 22:05. 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 Plzeň and Munich by train?

Trains travelling from Plzeň to Munich cover a distance of around 138 miles (222 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Munich to Plzeň.

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