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.
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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.
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.§
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 Prague and Munich is 7 hours and 58 minutes, with around 25 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 Prague to Munich is 5 hours and 35 minutes.
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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Prague to Munich without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Prague to Munich each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Prague to Munich leaves at 00:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
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.
Trains travelling from Prague to Munich cover a distance of around 188 miles (302 km) during the journey.