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Munich to Frankfurt Train Tickets

Munich to Frankfurt Train Tickets

Deutsche Bahn goes to great lengths to make the trip from Munich to Frankfurt by train a smooth and comfortable experience. Just climb aboard a stylish InterCity, Intercity-Express or EuroCity high-speed train and see for yourself why Deutsche Bahn is the first name in German rail travel! While en route to Frankfurt, simply settle into your Standard or First Class seat and enjoy the variety of convenient services and handy amenities available to you.

In as little as 3 hours and 10 minutes’ time, you’ll arrive in the historic global city of Frankfurt. A leading German metropolis in the areas of education, finance, commerce and tourism, Frankfurt offers something for visitors of all ages and tastes. Take an engaging sightseeing tour, browse one of the many extensive shopping districts, or just soak up the rich, diverse culture of the city! Key points of interest include Frankfurt Cathedral, the Palmengarten botanical garden, the Museum of Modern Art and the medieval Römer building.

Purchase your Deutsche Bahn “Paper Ticket and Reservation” here and start planning your trip from Munich to Frankfurt by train! This is an actual paper ticket that will be shipped to the address you provide, and includes your seat reservation.

Journey details

On average, trains depart ever 15-30 minutes during peak times and every hour otherwise, with an average of 35 departures daily (29 of them direct routes)

Travel time
3 hours and 10 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations
Munich Hauptbahnhof (Hbf) and Frankfurt Main Hauptbahnhof (Hbf)

Train features
Deutsche Bahn InterCity (IC), Intercity-Express (ICE) and EuroCity (EC) high speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 320km/h

Deutsche Bahn ticket fares

Your “Paper Ticket and Reservation” gives you two fare options: Standard Class or First Class seating (see details below). Tickets are valid for single or return trips.

Deutsche Bahn ticket classes

  • Standard Class
    • Quality comfortable seats
    • At-seat food and drink trolley service (available on most trains)
  • First Class
    • Spacious, premium-comfort seats with added legroom
    • Quiet, relaxed atmosphere
    • All ICE trains offer at-seat food and beverage service, complimentary WiFi, plus a free daily newspaper

Deutsche Bahn ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Passengers between the ages of 4 and 11 receive a discount off the adult ticket price. Children under the age of 4 travel for free when not occupying their own seat.

Train services and amenities

  • Air-conditioned coaches
  • Onboard food and drink catering on most trains
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage
  • Wheelchair-accessible seats and facilities
  • All ICE trains provide WiFi internet connectivity, power outlet access, “Quiet Zone” seating and dedicated areas for mobile phone use

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Seat reservations
Your Deutsche Bahn train ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

Ticket delivery
The “Paper Ticket and Reservation” is a physical ticket that we ship to you after your order has been processed. Once in hand, your ticket is valid for your journey from Munich to Frankfurt by train.

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