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About the train journey from Prague to Munich

If you want to travel from Prague to Munich by train, you've come to the right place.

There are around 26 trains per day running between Prague and Munich, which usually take 8h 3m to complete the 188 miles (302 km) journey. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. Jump on a Deutsche Bahn (also known as DB) train and you can get from Prague to Munich in just 5h 35m on the fastest services. DB have three types of trains you can travel on, IC or EC trains, or their high-speed ICE train services.

Book train tickets from Prague to Munich in advance instead of buying them on the day and you’ll snap up the cheapest fares. You can check prices from Prague to Munich in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Prague to Munich by train

It takes an average of 7h 11m to travel from Prague to Munich by train, over a distance of around 187 miles (302 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Prague to Munich and tickets for this journey start from €22.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 40m
PriceFrom €22.90
Distance187 miles (302 km)
Frequency22 trains per day
First train05:38
Last train23:43
Departure stationPrague
Arrival stationMunich
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsRegiojet, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB, Flixbus

Prague to Munich train times

Check out the next trains departing from Prague to Munich for Tuesday 17th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:38 15:41 6h 3m, 2 changes
10:38 16:18 5h 40m, direct
11:08 17:36 6h 28m, 2 changes
11:38 17:39 6h 1m, 2 changes
12:38 18:18 5h 40m, direct
13:08 19:36 6h 28m, 3 changes
13:38 19:42 6h 4m, 2 changes
14:38 20:18 5h 40m, direct
15:08 21:37 6h 29m, 3 changes
15:38 21:38 6h 0m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and EC (Eurocity) trains from Prague to Munich

You can travel from Prague to Munich on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB 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.

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.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Prague to Munich

The price of train tickets from Prague to Munich starts at €22.90 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 Prague 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 Prague 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 Prague to Munich take?

The average journey time by train between Prague and Munich is 7 hours and 11 minutes, with around 22 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 Prague and Munich by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Prague to Munich is 5 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Prague to Munich cost?

Train ticket prices from Prague to Munich can start from as little as €22.90 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 Prague to Munich?

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

The first train from Prague to Munich leaves at 05:38. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Prague to Munich leaves at 23:43. 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 Prague and Munich by train?

Trains travelling from Prague to Munich cover a distance of around 187 miles (302 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Munich to Prague. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Prague to Munich.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Prague to Munich for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/17/2022. 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 04/30/2022 for travel on 04/30/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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