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Cologne Airport
10h 15m bus ride in Standard AC
22:30
Munich Central Bus Station
Lufthansa
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14:50
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2701 with Lufthansa in Economy
15:55
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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08:55
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2731 with Lufthansa in Economy
10:00
MUC Munich Airport

From Cologne Airport to Munich by Buses

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12:15
Cologne Airport
10h 15m bus ride in Standard AC
22:30
Munich Central Bus Station

From Dusseldorf Airport to Munich by Flights

Lufthansa
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06:30
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2023 with Lufthansa in Economy
07:35
MUC Munich Airport
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06:45
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 25m flight #EW9080 with Eurowings in Economy
08:10
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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07:00
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2737 with Lufthansa in Economy
08:05
MUC Munich Airport
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07:15
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 25m flight #EW9000 with Eurowings in Economy
08:40
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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07:30
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2025 with Lufthansa in Economy
08:35
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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08:05
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2027 with Lufthansa in Economy
09:10
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2003 with Lufthansa in Economy
09:35
MUC Munich Airport
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08:45
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 25m flight #EW1913 with Eurowings in Economy
10:10
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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08:55
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2731 with Lufthansa in Economy
10:00
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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09:10
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2717 with Lufthansa in Economy
10:15
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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09:30
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2005 with Lufthansa in Economy
10:35
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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09:50
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2201 with Lufthansa in Economy
10:55
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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10:25
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2007 with Lufthansa in Economy
11:30
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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10:35
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2719 with Lufthansa in Economy
11:40
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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10:40
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2733 with Lufthansa in Economy
11:45
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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11:05
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2205 with Lufthansa in Economy
12:10
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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12:30
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2009 with Lufthansa in Economy
13:35
MUC Munich Airport
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12:35
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 25m flight #EW1915 with Eurowings in Economy
14:00
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2011 with Lufthansa in Economy
14:35
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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14:25
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2209 with Lufthansa in Economy
15:30
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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14:50
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2701 with Lufthansa in Economy
15:55
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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15:30
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2013 with Lufthansa in Economy
16:35
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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16:30
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2001 with Lufthansa in Economy
17:35
MUC Munich Airport
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16:45
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 25m flight #EW9082 with Eurowings in Economy
18:10
MUC Munich Airport
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16:55
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 25m flight #EW1917 with Eurowings in Economy
18:20
MUC Munich Airport
Lufthansa
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17:25
DUS Dusseldorf Airport
1h 5m flight #LH2015 with Lufthansa in Economy
18:30
MUC Munich Airport

Transport types between Cologne and Munich

Cologne to Munich Schedule

Cologne to Munich Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Lufthansa Economy #LH199706:00 - 07:05€ 166.26
Eurowings Economy #EW178508:20 - 09:30€ 61.20
Lufthansa Economy #LH274110:30 - 11:35€ 166.26
Lufthansa Economy #LH198713:05 - 14:10€ 166.26
Eurowings Economy #EW191512:35 - 14:00€ 91.80
Karat S Standard AC 12:15 - 22:30€ 6.34
Eurowings Economy #EW8415:15 - 16:25€ 61.20
Lufthansa Economy #LH198916:40 - 17:45€ 166.26
Eurowings Economy #EW8618:50 - 20:00€ 61.20
Lufthansa Economy #LH197919:15 - 20:20€ 166.26
Lufthansa Economy #LH220520:00 - 21:05€ 166.26
Eurowings Economy #EW191921:15 - 22:40€ 91.80

Popular Routes in Germany

How to get from Cologne to Munich

Travelling between Cologne and Munich is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 166.26 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 5.56.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Munich?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 11 hours to travel between Cologne and Munich depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Cologne and Munich. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 5m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 10h 15m to reach Munich.

How much does it cost to get from Cologne to Munich?

Travelling between Cologne and Munich can be as cheap as EUR 5.56 if you opt for a Karat S bus and as expensive as EUR 166.26 if you buy a Lufthansa flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Cologne and Munich ?

  • 59 from Cologne to Munich starting from 06:00 Cologne Airport until 21:45 Dusseldorf Airport
  • 1 from Cologne to Munich starting from 12:15 Cologne Airport until 12:15 Cologne Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Cologne to Munich.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Cologne to Munich, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 61.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Cologne and Munich

Eurowings, Lufthansa

Bus

Travelling from Cologne to Munich overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Cologne and Munich

Karat S

What is the most popular transport to get from Cologne to Munich?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 1000 opted for a bus